Printable Food Diary
Keeping a printable food diary can be
one of the most
powerful things that you can do to get healthy and lose weight. One
food diary is a simple record of everything you eat and drink, along
information such as what you were doing, who you were with, and where
It also helps to write conclusions and solutions to problem seen after
recording a days worth of information.
Why can this printable food diary be
so powerful? It
helps you be aware of your own eating and
drinking behavior. As
you become aware
of this behavior you can discover
to improve your eating. Sometimes
solutions are more enjoyable than the bad eating behavior.
Print out this food diary and use it for a couple of days. Make sure you use it during the week and during the week-end, as your eating habits can be very different on these days. After completing the food diary for a couple of days, come back to this page and answer the questions below. The questions will let you know what you are doing well and what needs improvement.
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Were you eating more healthy at home
at work or when you
When away from home, where did you eat more healthily?
Were you sitting and thinking about
your food when you ate?
At home were you at a table, in the
den, or in the kitchen…?
Which rooms in the house did you eat
the most healthy?
Did you go more than 4 or 5 hours
without eating only to
find that you could not conrol your eating once you started?
Did you eat too quickly? (less than
Was there a schedule to your eating, or did you just eat when the opportunity arose?
Did you nibble while cooking or cleaning the food?
Were you watching TV?
Were you driving?
Were you reading or some other
Who were you
Did you eat more by yourself or with others?
Who influence you to eat healthy and
Who influenced you to
How were you
Did any mood influence you to eat
Did any mood make you want to be
Did you have any specific cravings?
How did you feel after eating in each
of these cases?
Was there a healthier way to have satisfied these cravings?
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