Posted: Feb 19, 2013
Doing both can certainly be a challenge as you probably won’t have a food scale or always know the ingredients/recipe of what you are eating. So what should you do? Stop tracking all together? That’s what many do thinking “what’s the point?” if the information is not accurate. However, there is still value with inaccurate or incomplete records. Simply writing what you ate and when still results in awareness and thoughtfulness and, perhaps more importantly, will keep you in the habit of recording. This is especially important if you are new at keeping a food journal as consistency is required in order to develop behaviour.
Here are some tips on how to keep your food journal while away:
Then, once you return from your trip, simply resume your regular tracking.
Mark McGill, RD