Why keep a diary?

Food diary is the basis for determining individual adjustments or changes in eating habits.

The diary reflects individual's eating habits. Without knowing the habits the expert can not determine the changes that could improve the health of the patient.

Based on the complete nutritional daily, a clinical dietitian or doctor can advise dietary changes:

1. Organizing an eating schedule:

  • regular meal intervals,
  • three main meals and two snacks a mid-term,
  • dinner at least three hours before bedtime;
2. selection of suitable food in meals or snacks;
3. suitable amount of food;
4. appropriate procedures for food preparation;
5. reference values ​​for nutrient and food intake;
6. distribution of energy by individual meals;
7. physical activity plan.