Making time for figures hasn’t been my specialty. (thus why we decided to go with journalism, in place of finance, as a lifetime career.) That choice pertains to my exercise and eating practices too. While we generally understand which meals are healthier and I also enjoy challenging exercises, i love to depend on my body—and taste buds—as my guide, in the place of counting calories or strapping for a heart-rate monitor.
But a few months ago, we noticed my power flagging as well as the scale creeping up. Realizing one thing had been off, we consulted my physician. He discovered some health inadequacies, recommended supplements, and told us to monitor just what I’m consuming. Thus I fired up the (hardly ever used) MyFitnessPal application on my iPhone and put wi