• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: Putting pen to paper to lose pounds

November 28, 2016

a woman's hand on a journal near a tray of oranges and juiceIf you're trying to lose weight, a food diary can be an valuable tool. Logging what and how much you eat can reveal forgotten calories and hidden patterns that may be thwarting your work to trim extra pounds.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, psychologist Dr. Karen Grothe explains how even a simple pen-and-paper diary can offer important information. Jeff Olsen reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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