Help With Food Logs
Posted 31 January 2011 - 06:51 PM
I'd like to know how everyone is logging their food. I mean, how is it organized? What info should be recorded etc...
Thanks in advance to the help. I am feeling well now, but have been sick for the last few weeks without a known cause. This could really help me and hopefully others our in the future.
If we can come up with great ideas maybe I can compile them into a sample page and load it as a pdf for others to print and use.
Posted 31 January 2011 - 08:16 PM
Diagnosed lymphocytic colitis 2003
Posted 31 January 2011 - 08:35 PM
Anytime I try to use electronic options, I get lazy because there's a barrier between me and the food log. I have to turn on the computer, log into the software, deal with the format that the log requires , etc. It's just easiest for me to keep a little notebook and do it by hand.
For a while I tried carrying the log around with me and log as soon as I ate, but I kept forgetting to do it and then I felt like I was doing things wrong... I just needed something really simple that I could remember to do.
dx celiac 9/2007: gluten-free 9/2007
corn intolerant: corn-free 5/2010
nut allergy: nut-free 8/2010
Posted 01 February 2011 - 02:03 AM
There are several I can think of sparkpeople.com , myfittnesspal.com ,livestrong.com ,the basic food journals are free on these sites
if you would like to see my online food journal to get some ideas to make your own printouts just message me
Soy free Nov/10
numerous additional intolerances,, i.e. If it tries to kill me I do not eat it .
After 40+ years of misdiagnoses I was diagnosed with:
Dermatitis Herpetiformis : Positive DH biopsy...... Celiac :based on DH biopsy and diet response.
Osteoporosis before age 50
Hashimoto's thyroiditis disease .
Diagnosed type 2 Diabetes
Gilbert's Syndrome , confirmed by gene testing
Posted 01 February 2011 - 05:42 PM
Posted 01 February 2011 - 07:09 PM
Have known something was "wrong" for most of my adult life and learned to live with bloating/constipation and fatigue.
Went to many doctors for help without success.
Got confirmation from Enterolabs that I was gluten sensitive in Dec. 20009
Posted 01 February 2011 - 08:04 PM
It takes practice, but eventually you'll find the system that works well for you. It can turn into a fine science.
Posted 02 February 2011 - 09:36 AM
Posted 02 February 2011 - 02:43 PM
I also keep a daily log of bowel movements - how many, consistency, etc. to give me an idea of what I might have ate the day before or a few days before.
Posted 05 February 2011 - 04:49 PM
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