Calorie counting is a weight loss tool. And it is a very valuable tool. There are many people who have successfully lost weight by doing nothing other than learning how to count calories and adjusting their diets accordingly. However, in my mind Calorie counting should be used as a tool, not a crutch. You should be learning from calorie counting. In fact, after 2-3 months of … [Read more...] about Calorie Counting
I don’t count calories anymore, but I used to. I consider calorie counting to be a type of mental food training – It’s a step in the process, but it’s definitely not the end goal. Calorie counting is how you gain control, but is not control in-and-of itself. Put another way, it's one of the biggest steps in gaining control of your eating, but it is not the final … [Read more...] about Why I don’t count calories, but you probably should.