What Have I Learned This Month: Record What You Consume
What I have learned this month is that, in general, individuals are not aware of what, how much, and how often they consume specific foods. Working with overweight adults with mobility limitations, I often find myself asking participants what foods they eat (i.e., fast foods, condiments, etc.) and at what frequencies. Whether you are morbidly obese, overweight, or within your ideal weight range, knowing what you eat (type of foods) can help to determine caloric intake, vitamin sources, and other information critical to achieving weight loss or maintaining a healthy weight.
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