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making eating healthy easier


- techniques to lower the barrier to being/becoming a healther person


- calorie budgeting: counting, logging, social aspects


- barriers: knowledge, time


- nutritiondata.com


- http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-200-calories-look-like.htm


- handful of food, ease of overeating room-temperature foods by hand (eg nuts)


- can be overwhelming at first, so finding techniques is useful


- find information about the foods most commonly encountered and consumed


- calorie count wiki


- tantek knows his banana calories


- combintion bowl / scale


- signs of bad foods: fried, contains corn syrup, flavorings


- anything with a label needs to be scrutinized


- restaurant techniques: dressing on the side, items you can determine caloric information of (sushi, sandwiches, eg), ask for sauce without sugar, ask for general ingredient information.


- knowing calorie information can reduce the guilt associated with eating - knowing you're consuming a certain number of calories as opposed to feeling like a bad person for eating "bad foods"


- frequently used, precalculated recipes for people who cook at home, corresponding to a routine shopping list