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However, there is a major downfall to this system. Sure, I know I'm not tracking major nutrients (and I know things like calcium and iron are likely lacking from my diet). The main problem is that it proves my average day-to-day eating isn't that far off from where it should be (at least based on these two metrics). As a result, for the next
It works the same when I've done a good work out. It lets me justify spoiling myself.
Does anyone else find this happens to them, that your attempts to be healthy usually result in going overboard in the opposite direction?