In my last post “The Right Amount of Carbs For Weight Loss” I explained why it’s so important to focus on Carbohydrate (Carb) intake and the specific amount of Carbs per day (on average) to target if you are looking to lose weight and
In this article I’m going to show you specifically how to do this using a free online tool called MyFitnessPal.com.
Step 1: Setup an account with MyFitnessPal.com
Step 2: Click On The “Food” Tab
Step 3: Search for the food you ate and select from the list
Step 4: Change the serving size if necessary and click “Add To Food Diary”
Step 5: Your food is added to your Food Diary for the day
Step 6: Continue adding the foods you eat throughout the day trying to keep carbs under 100 grams
If doing this every day sounds like a chore, don’t worry it’s not necessary. After doing this for a little while you will begin to build an understanding of what and how much you can eat to stay within this range. Once you build that knowledge, it will become easier and easier to hit the target range without logging everything you eat.