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What to Know About Diet Tracking

Researchers at the University of Connecticut conducted a study that compared self-reported food intake with actual calorie measurements to determine the accuracy of dietary tracking. They found that individuals tend to underestimate the number of calories they consume, particularly when eating out or consuming processed foods. The study highlights the need for improved methods of tracking food intake, such as using mobile applications or wearable devices that provide more accurate calorie measurements. It also emphasizes the importance of education and awareness regarding portion sizes and the nutritional content of foods to support successful weight loss efforts. By implementing more accurate tracking methods, individuals can better understand their calorie intake and make informed decisions to achieve their weight loss goals.


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The ideas expressed here are solely the opinions of the author and are not researched or verified by AGEIST LLC, or anyone associated with AGEIST LLC. This material should not be construed as medical advice or recommendation, it is for informational use only. We encourage all readers to discuss with your qualified practitioners the relevance of the application of any of these ideas to your life. The recommendations contained herein are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should always consult your physician or other qualified health provider before starting any new treatment or stopping any treatment that has been prescribed for you by your physician or other qualified health provider. Please call your doctor or 911 immediately if you think you may have a medical or psychiatric emergency.

Taylor Marks
Taylor Marks is a certified holistic health coach and professionally trained chef from The Institute of Culinary Education. Her passions include the latest research in health science, culinary arts, holistic wellness, and guiding others towards feeling their best.