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Potential risks of calculators and trackers

Potential risks of calculators and trackers

You don't need to track your macros unless you are a high-level athlete. Although tracking is helpful for flexible eating plans, it can sometimes lead to an obsession.

  • Daily tracking food can breed an unhealthy habit that removes the pleasure of eating food.
  • It can impact our social lives where we avoid eating with friends because we're unsure of what the food contains.
  • It can lead to insufficient fuel for your body if you have undercalculated.
  • It can lead to orthorexia nervosa, an eating disorder where you are obsessed with eating only foods you think are healthy and clean.


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