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. Read More
On January 16, 2014, I made a bet with my girlfriend to see if I could get a six pack in three months. The deadline was yesterday, April 15, 2014.
Let’s see how I did. Read More
I received the Jawbone Up24 as a Christmas gift this past December, and since then I have been tracking my sleep, meals and physical activity on a daily basis. While there are plenty of superficial reviews for the Up24 online, I wanted to provide a more in-depth look based on real usage over an extended period of time. I've broken things down by the three main areas that the device is supposed to help track/measure. Read More