Self-monitoring maybe key to successful weight loss! Diet and Exercise Journal Attempts at weight loss are one of the most unsuccessful resolutions that people make…
Cell phone apps that self-monitor can assist with weight loss
A discussed in multiple other research projects, self-monitoring of dietary intake is essential for successful weight loss. Self-monitoring is one means of behavioral weight loss treatment, but most of the research has been done through paper journals and logs. Past research has shown that people often start with the goal of recording their food intake. Despite early success, most fail to continue over time. Very little research has involved newer cell phone applications as a means to monitor. The good news is that today, you have multiple options to follow your diet, weight, exercise, and just about anything that might affect weight loss.
Self-monitoring is the best approach to weight loss.
Self-monitoring is the centerpiece of most weight loss interventions. It is one of the major and, possibly, most important behavioral interventional strategy for weight management and lifestyle change is self-monitoring. Self-monitoring has been used for years by successfully and less successful dieters. It will not guarantee you success, but it will increase the odds that you will lose weight and keep it off.