Counting calories is a great way to lose weight, but there are many other contributing factors that can result in adequate weight loss. For instance, counting the minutes that you engage in physical activity throughout the day has been shown to automatically help you refuse foods that are bad for you during the rest of the day. If you find yourself relying too much on rich starches, counting your carbohydrates each day can also help you manage your weight.
- Counting the minutes in which you are active induces a cognitive sequences that helps you turn down unhealthy food choices.
- A Birmingham study conducted in 2015 found that counting bites is just as effective as counting calories.
- Carbohydrates are many individual’s weaknesses, so by counting them throughout the day you can help limit your starch intake.
“You’ve been told to count calories for weight loss and maintenance for decades, but what else is worth a daily tally?”