Use these printable forms to help you reach your health goals.
[step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””] [step-item number=”1. ” image_url=”https://www.rd.com/images/content/2007/0703/ActivityLog.jpg” title=”Activity Log” ]Every time you do something active, note it on this form. Also include activities such as household chores and yard work. Record the minutes spent and add up the number at the end of the day.
[step-item number=”2. ” image_url=”https://www.rd.com/images/content/2007/0703/BloodSugarLog.jpg” title=”Blood Sugar Log” ]Ask your doctor how often you should check your blood sugar, based on your personal health situation. Use your own blood sugar log, or copy this form and fill in the columns. Be sure to save the readings in a file folder: You’ll want to look back on them to see how much you improve over time.
[step-item number=”3. ” image_url=”https://www.rd.com/images/content/2007/0703/foodDiary.jpg” title=”Food Diary” ]
Print this form several times or duplicate the columns in a notebook. For one week, write down everything you eat or drink, making note of the time, portion size, and any relevant notes, such as the circumstances or what you were feeling at the time. Use nutrition labels to calculate calories of packaged foods.