Mychele3's Journal, 22 June 2018

I didn't realize how quickly calories add up,especially when I'm not "mindfully eating".
I ate " healthy today...but still consumed an extra 700+ calories 😲😞
It's mind blowing how one can fool themselves into thinking they are doing "well" with their food just bcus their eating "healthy"... without never really taking into an account the "quantity" of food they are eating.
Well,tomorrow's a new day...fresh with no mistakes in it πŸ™‹
180.0 lb Lost so far: 0 lb.    Still to go: 40.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 22 June 2018:
2563 kcal Fat: 111.88g | Prot: 76.46g | Carb: 318.35g.   Breakfast: Spectrum Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, Bob's Red Mill Steel Cut Oatmeal, Dole Baby Banana, Fried Tofu, Grape Tomatoes, Dry Roasted Unsalted Peanuts. Lunch: Quaker Rice Cakes - Lightly Salted, Sabra Basil Pesto Hummus, Del Monte Fresh Pineapple. Dinner: Goya Pink Beans, Boiled Sweetpotato (without Peel), Sweet Red Peppers, Heartland Bulgur Wheat, Great Value Romaine Lettuce, Sabra Classic Hummus, Salt. Snacks/Other: Quaker Rice Cakes - Lightly Salted, Sabra Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. more...
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But at least u are now aware πŸ˜πŸ™ŒπŸΌ 
22 Jun 18 by member: rosio19
That's why FatSecret is so great. Because it helps you be mindful of what your taking in and you can modify accordingly watching what you eat.  
23 Jun 18 by member: Nickema
And this is one reason how people underestimate their portion amounts that add up over time 
23 Jun 18 by member: DEADPOOL12345
If you don't have one already, get a scale! You don't have to be fanatical, but seeing those portion sizes irl is eye-opening. 
23 Jun 18 by member: SoCalPam
An easy way to keep things under control is to leave the table satisfied but not full. Of course if you have some high fat ingredients in your meal, this could still blow the calories out. And it only works for whole foods. You can't assess processed foods this way.  
23 Jun 18 by member: Pattience
yup you're so right, its all about quality & quantity 
23 Jun 18 by member: cutey101
so true, that is one of the reasons I only drink water now. 
23 Jun 18 by member: Sasukechan
Yes they can! I love this app just to keep track of them. What I would like sometimes I see the calories and think no I’m good not wasting my whole day in a few bites lol 
23 Jun 18 by member: lee12321
I know plenty of people who eat "healthy" but refuse to count calories. They are overconsuming so their diet is actually unhealthy. Micronutrient dense maybe, but not healthy. 
23 Jun 18 by member: Diablo360x
It’s the snacking that does me in. Even healthy snacks still add up 😁 
23 Jun 18 by member: Chow moore
Welcome! 
23 Jun 18 by member: Draglist
Definitely eye-opening when you start to track. 
23 Jun 18 by member: jengetfit123
My philosophy is LOG EVERYTHING. No matter what you think, you are probably eating more than you realize unless you write it all down. I found, before I started my diet, that I was eating nearly 3500 calories a day and over 400 grams of carbs. I knew I wasn't eating well, but I had no idea it was so bad. Now I log everything, good or bad, that goes into my mouth. It keeps me in check.  
23 Jun 18 by member: Nidoqueen

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