The Pros & Cons of Logging Food in MyFitnessPal!

How can logging your food benefit your health journey
By
Cissie Wetmilller
June 11, 2024
The Pros & Cons of Logging Food in MyFitnessPal!

Cissie Wetmilller

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June 11, 2024

Are you stuck in your weight loss journey and need ways to get out of the rut? Have you ever tried logging your food?

Logging your food in an app like MyFitnessPal is something that can be extremely beneficial during any part of your health journey. As a Nutrition Coach, I’ve seen the benefits of logging in both myself and my clients. Logging your food isn’t meant to be a permanent thing and isn’t meant for everyone, but I want to show you the benefits and downsides to logging so you can make a decision that is best for you!

Pros of logging your food:

  1. It ensures that you are eating enough
  2. It ensures that you are not eating too much
  3. Helps you hit your protein goal
  4. Provides flexibility to meet your goals (protein, carbs & fats)
  5. It is and extremely beneficial educational experience
  6. It is a great tool to use to go after a goal with precision

Cons of logging your food:

  1. It is too time consuming and requires planning ahead
  2. It can be triggering for someone who has dealt with disordered eating
  3. Daily habit of logging is not sustainable long term

If this is something that interests you and you want to learn all of the hacks and tricks to help you log your food to your best benefit, check out my new online course, Macro Magic! This comprehensive course consists of video tutorials of me teaching you how to find your macros, log your macros and much more!

You can tune into the full episode where I break down the pros and cons of logging your food in MyFitnessPal here on YouTube, Spotify and Apple Podcast! Enjoy!

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