I go back and forth between the composition book/pen and online journal methods. Since, I have been journaling for awhile, I am always looking for a good online program that is easy to use, allows for the entry of custom foods, tracks intake versus goals, and delivers summary information that is clear and easy to understand. Following is my review of three programs (one for the iPhone/iTouch). It is important to note that I was not asked to review these programs or offered any incentives.
You want to lose weight? Sure keeping a food journal may help but only, and only, if you follow a strict set of procedures. You want to make better food choices? Yes keeping a food journal may help but only, and only, if you follow a strict set of procedures.
Do you see — err read — what I’m getting at? Whether your goal is to lose weight or to expand your nutritional education keeping a food journal requires three things: discipline, honesty, and time.
On Saturday, September 19, 2010 I ran the Pleasanton Back-to-School 10K. This is one of my favorite runs because the course is challenging with its rolling dirt hills and there’s the goodie-bag! This run is sponsored by the Northern California Food Broker’s Association to benefit the members of the Northern California Association of Sales and Marketing Companies (NCASMC).
There are a lot of incredible people doing some amazing things to help educate and build awareness around nutrition. We would like to take a minute to acknowledge on of them. In March 2010, Jamie Oliver’s show Food Revolution aired on ABC.
So who are we and what makes life amazing? WELLJOURN is a journey filled with learning experiences used to make good nutrition and fitness choices. This journey towards wellness is what makes life amazing.