Episode 4: Self-monitoring, or “Tracking food to lose weight: why you should and why you shouldn’t.”
Research show that tracking food improves weight loss and maintainance. But how? Contrary to recent reporting that all "The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity" recording what we eat is still one of the most impactful ways to improve body composition. Low carb or low fat may not be as important as using self-monitoring. But for people with eating disorders this might not be a good option.
Studies cited: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QwtaR7iR8TbsNTThveiaRa8uvQYS3nhhZdZG28mnmZs/edit?usp=sharing