Your Nutrition Tracking App Sucks

Igor Klibanov
2 min readSep 19, 2023

“But I eat only 1800 calories a day.” I hear from so many clients, who are frustrated that they are not losing weight. They mistakenly blame their metabolism, their age, or some kind of obscure medical problem, but the issue is really much simpler: they’re eating more than they think.

After they tell me the number of calories that they think they eat per day, my next question is always “how do you know? How did you calculate your daily calories?”

Almost always, they tell me some popular nutrition tracking app — whether it’s MyFitnessPal, Noom…

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Igor Klibanov

Igor Klibanov is the author 7 books on exercise and nutrition, including 2 bestsellers. Read more of his articles at http://www.FitnessSolutionsPlus.ca/blog