Records and Journals have been demonstrated to be the number one most beneficial tool to promote behavior change. Completing a personal food record can be valuable in helping understand the difficulties and challenges of obtaining information about a client’s nutrition intake.
While recording your food and beverage intake you learn about your habits, preferences, what yoiu are missing , changes you have been making and much more. Measuring what you consume helps understand portion control and what you might be able to eat more or less of. Calculating calories, carbs and protein also reveals adequacies and excesses.