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The articles below discuss Nutrition, Weight Control, Diabetes and provide valuable tips on using MyNetDiary apps for losing weight healthily.

Planning Weight, Calories & Nutrients

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Planning weight & calories

Discover how calories planning works at MyNetDiary to help you reach your weight goal.

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Planning your nutrient needs

Learn where the recommended macronutrient, vitamin, and mineral goals come from and how to change them if needed.

Basics of Tracking

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Why Use a Diary To Track Diet and Exercise

This article discusses the many benefits of keeping a food diary.

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Measuring and estimating portion sizes

Practical tips on portion control, including how to measure and estimate portion size.

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4 Tips for Searching & Finding Basic Food Items

MyNetDiary has many basic or generic food items but they might be a little tricky to find until our naming convention is updated this year.

Sharing recipes
Tips for entering, editing, and sharing recipes in MyNetDiary

Get the most out of using MyNetDiary's recipe feature - learn how to enter, edit, and share your recipes like a pro! These tips are helpful for new and experienced users alike. Read this post even if you think you know how to enter recipes.

Import recipes
Import recipes to your MyNetDiary account for easy and accurate tracking

Do you love to cook but have little time to enter all the recipe ingredients for tracking? MyNetDiary makes it quick and easy to import recipes from the web.

Weight Loss & Maintenance

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4 Tips for Choosing a Weight Loss Diet That Works for You

Tips on how to select a diet that is safe and works well for you.

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Hidden Cues To Eating

Learn what drives us to overeat and what you can do about it.

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Why am I Not Losing Weight?

This article explains why you might have stopped losing weight and offers tips for breaking the plateau.

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Weight Loss Maintenance

Congratulations, you have achieved your weight goal! Now what do you do?

Nutrition Basics

Dietary fats
Dietary fats

Learn about different types of fats and how to make healthier food choices.

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Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, and Fiber

This article describes what carbohydrates are and how to make healthier carb choices.

The benefits of eating protein
The benefits of eating protein

Learn about animal and plant sources of protein and how to make smart choices if you are trying to lose weight.

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Foods to Meet Nutrient Needs

This article describes how our nutrient needs are met by food choices.

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Water - We Need It!

Why we need water, how much we need, and how to track it.

Healthy Eating & Exercise

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What is the Food Grade?

This article explains what it is and how to use it to make healthier food choices.

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Physical Activity

This article describes the basic types of physical activity and how to get started.

Keto Articles

Get started on the keto diet
Get started on the keto diet

You’ve done your research and want to get started on a keto diet, but aren’t sure where to begin? Follow these five steps to maximize your success.

Monitoring ketones
Monitoring ketones: how do I know I am in ketosis?

Thinking about monitoring ketones? You may choose to monitor blood, urine, or breath ketone levels to evaluate response to your keto diet and to provide extra motivation.

Best keto foods
Keto Food Grade: Helping you find the best Keto foods

Need help finding the best Keto foods? MyNetDiary’s Keto Food Grade can help you plan and evaluate your Keto diet.

Keto micronutrients
Are you missing out on these important keto micronutrients?

Is your keto diet lacking in micronutrients? Make sure you are getting these important vitamins and minerals if you are following a keto or a very low-carb diet.

Top 10 keto foods
These are the top 10 keto foods you should include if you're on the diet

If you're on the keto diet, here are the top 10 keto foods to include. Whether you are new to keto or a low-carb veteran, finding foods that are keto friendly and tasty can take some effort.

Low-Carb Diet Articles

Starting Low-Carb Diet
Starting Low-Carb Diet: 5 Steps For Success

Whether you are starting a low-carb diet for weight loss or blood sugar lowering, MyNetDiary is here to help. Follow these five steps to maximize your success.

Healthy low-carb foods
Low-Carb Food Grade: Helping You Find Healthy Low-Carb Foods

Need help finding healthy low-carb foods? MyNetDiary's Low-Carb Food Grade can help you plan and evaluate your low-carb diet.

Low-carb diet micronutrients
Are you missing out on these micronutrients on a low-carb diet?

Make sure you are getting these important vitamins and minerals if you are following a low-carb diet.

low-glycemic diet plan
7 Low-glycemic diet plan strategies to enhance your weight loss and blood sugar control

The glycemic index (GI) can be a useful tool for curbing hunger and tempering blood sugar response after meals. It may also help manage insulin resistance. Try a few of these low-glycemic diet plan strategies to give you an edge with your nutrition plan!

Mediterranean Diet Articles

starting a Mediterranean diet
Starting a Mediterranean Diet? Here’s how to follow one of the world’s healthiest diets

Here's how to get nourishment and enjoyment from this time-tested and heart-healthy plan.

Foods to fight inflammation
Eat these 7 healthy Mediterranean foods to fight inflammation

Have you heard that inflammation is at the root of many health woes? Take charge by adding these healthy Mediterranean foods to fight inflammation.

Olive oil facts
4 Olive oil facts that may surprise you (and how to get the benefits of this versatile oil

Here are four fascinating olive oil facts I learned while touring an olive grove and processing plant in southern Spain.

Vegetarian Diet Articles

Starting a vegetarian diet
Starting a vegetarian diet? Follow these steps to get maximum benefits

It is essential to have a roadmap for a healthy and balanced vegetarian plan.

Nutrients for vegetarians
6 Essential nutrients for vegetarians

Thinking about a vegetarian diet? Here are the six most important nutrients for vegetarians and the supplements you might need.

Diabetes Articles

MyNetDiary provides online tools for tracking blood glucose, insulin, and medications, as well as a special Diabetes Tracker mobile app for iPhone and for Android that can sync with the website. The following two articles provide background information on diabetes, and an overview of tracking diabetes with MyNetDiary — how to get the most out of it.

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Diabetes Basics

Describes the basics of healthy eating and carb goals for people with diabetes. This article is also helpful for people with prediabetes.

Tracking Diabetes with MyNetDiary
Tracking Diabetes with MyNetDiary

Overview, tips, and recommendations for tracking diabetes with MyNetDiary.

Disclaimer: The information provided here does not constitute medical advice. If you are seeking medical advice, please visit your healthcare provider or medical professional.

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