One of the most common surprises for a person who just started tracking their diet is how much more calorically expensive it is than they thought. Part of this is because when we are in a rush to feed ourselves, we aren’t thinking about what we eat. This mindfulness, or even just awareness, of what you put in your body is one of the first key steps to a successful weight loss journey.

Think you’re doing a good job? Check out this infographic and reflect on the choices and assumptions you have about healthy food and where to get it. And seriously — almost 1000 calories for a Caesar salad? Thanks, Cheesecake Factory.

How Healthy We Think We Eat Perception resized 600


reblogged from food tech connect