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5 Reasons Why Food Tracking (Not Calorie Counting) Will Forever Change The Way You Eat

I’ve been tracking my meals consistently for the past nine months, and I can honestly say that the habit has completely changed the way I look at food. 

The more commonly used term for food tracking is “calorie counting”, but I avoid using that term since calories really shouldn't be the focus when deciding on what to eat. Instead the focus should be put on food quality and macronutrient content, which I’ll get into later.   

Below are five reasons (from obvious to less obvious) why I think tracking your food — for even a brief period of time — can have a profound impact on the way you eat.

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