Hate Counting Calories? Do THIS Instead.

Choose how YOU want to manage your intake. Decide how by downloading the 5-0 method at pahlabfitness.com


Join our update list today!

Posted in


  1. Ecliptic Spiritualist on January 12, 2023 at 5:09 pm


  2. Relentless Sloth on January 12, 2023 at 5:45 pm

    Counting calories has always been an issue for me for many reasons. I struggled until I figured out that if I ate 95-100% low calorie, nutrient dense (plant based Whole Foods) on the daily then two things:
    1. It’s pretty tough to eat over your calorie amount because the fiber fills you up quickly and
    2. When I do want to enjoy something “off plan” I can do so with out feeling guilty or bad about that choice.

  3. kittycat mommy on January 12, 2023 at 6:01 pm

    I lost my 115 lb 12 years ago on points system which took into consideration calories fiber and fat. So over the years I am pretty consistent with what I eat and I always look for the fiber fat and calories and basically a certain combination that makes up points usually equals the same amount of calories. And I do always consider sodium and sugar. So bottom line is to lose the extra 5 to 10 lb I am counting points because that’s what I’m used to and it’s helping. And I appreciate your daily tips they are so helpful and I look forward to them. Thank you

  4. Michele Silverman on January 12, 2023 at 6:07 pm

    Didn’t I run with you. You are wonderful.

  5. CityDucks on January 12, 2023 at 7:55 pm

    I have the same breakfast every day and prepare most of my meals. I make enough to have leftovers. I use a food scale and free tracking app called Cronometer to track what I eat. The app figures the calories. I log my my food either before or after eating. When I eat something I didn’t prepare, I make an educated guess about quantities. It was a bit challenging at first, but now it’s a habit. For my personality it also works as a reward when I log things in and see data that shows progress that I am making. The app also tracks my weight.

  6. Tammie Foley on January 12, 2023 at 8:27 pm

    When I track food I instantly become obsessive – the second I input something I’m focused on the next meal and food stays in the forefront of my mind.

    • J O D Y on January 13, 2023 at 2:23 pm

      100% same. Counting calories DID help me lose 30 pounds, but it also left me with an eating disorder that I’m still dealing with every single day, almost 4 years later. It’s a slippery slope for some people unfortunately!

Leave a Comment

Never miss another post...

Subscribe to

Weight Loss

Tips Now!

We always respect your privacy