I have been using a food tracking app on my phone to track my calorie intake for the day. If an item has a bar code I can scan it and the app usually picks up the right number of calories.
In some cases I have to manually enter the number of calories e.g. when I combine ingredients. I have been making a tuna paste with mayo recently and I was entering the right number of calories....but I was eating the wrong portion size.
I usually make the paste with a large can of tuna and that gives 5 servings. I started making it with a smaller can but I was using one fourth of the paste for a sandwich because off the top of my mind I remember seeing something about one fourth.
The crazy thing is the small can is TWO servings..so I was eating half the number of calories but logging the full amount.
I guess that is okay and it balances out because there are some other things where I do not eat exactly the serving size I needed.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Posted by Diva In Training
Labels: lose weight