Food Journal Challenge


4 Week Food Journal Challenge

Food Journalling Really Works

see article at US NEWS

Commit to keeping a Food Journal at least 2 or more times a week during the next 4 weeks.

Write down what you eat for 1 to 2 days on paper, email, or spreadsheet or use one of the many online tools see below; be specific in terms of amounts.

Send journal entries to

We will subjectively tell you if you’re following the general guidelines established by the USDA, AHA, DASH plan, and Harvard School of Public Health. If you have a dietary health concern that is being treated by a physician or registered dietitian stick with that plan.

Can a Food Diary Help You Lose Weight?

Wondering how to keep a food journal? Here are 8 tips for making a food diary work for you.WebMD Feature Archive

By Elaine Magee, MPH, RD

WebMD Feature

Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD

What if just by making one change in your habits, you could double your weight loss? It may sound too good to be true, but many experts say that the simple act of keeping a food diary can encourage you to eat fewer calories -- and thus lose weight.

Several studies have shown that people who keep food journals are more likely to be successful in losing weight and keeping it off. In fact, a researcher from one recent study says that people keeping a food diary six days a week lost about twice as much weight (see rest of article at webmed)?

Write it down in an email, spreadsheet, paper and pencil or use a Tracker

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USDA Supertracker


WebMed Food Planner