A long time ago, I tried counting the calories I was consuming in a day. It lasted only about half a day as I saw it as more of a bother than as something helpful. It seemed like so much work, and I guess I didn't see the point in it.
Well, I've changed my mind…sort of. I don't want to count calories forever, but I think it would be good to have an idea of how many calories I'm consuming day to day. At this point in time, I have not now nor have I ever had even the slightest clue how many calories I've consumed in a day. I couldn't even give a good estimate. This isn't part of SCBR or anything, but just something I'd like to do for myself.
So, I'm planning on starting to count calories for awhile…just long enough that I can get the gist of it and start to estimate my meals and plan what I eat and snack on throughout the day more accordingly.
Does any one have any tips on calorie counting? I'm already tracking what I eat, but is there a website that you can key in various foods and it will tell you how many calories are in that food? I've seen a couple books at Barnes & Nobles that have calorie data, but if I can get that info for free online, that would seem to be the better option.
Any tips around the whole calorie-counting process are appreciated! 🙂