Keeping a food journal can help you feel motivated to eat well and to be aware of your eating habits. After several weeks of writing down what you eat, you will notice a pattern of what type of foods you consume more. You will notice what time you eat, how many times you have a snack in between meals, and you will notice what triggers you to overeat. Once you have a notion of what makes you overeat, you can speak with a professional therapist and with your doctor to help you eat better. Having a food journal will help you with your emotional eating due to stress or with an anxiety disorder.
Also, a food journal can help you manage your diabetes and can help you lose weight. Before you start a food journal, make sure you write down the time, type of food, portion, and how you felt after eating your snack or meal. Even if you do not want to lose weight, having a food journal will let you be aware of your connection with food and with your emotions. It will motivate you to exercise more and to be conscious of what you eat. You will feel positive and will feel better after writing in a food journal. Here are more resources about having a food journal.
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