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I can measure my general fatigue every morning by checking my resting Heart-Rate. It's shown me quite effectively, when I am a bit sick or sleep to little, my resting HR jumps up to 10 beats higher. After a resting day, I can be 3-4 beats lower than during training days.

Is there anyway to measure if I am eating/drinking enough/too little? I'm asking, since my method of consuming as I feel just allows me to indulge as an omnivore. I don't eat particularly unhealthily, nor healthily. Some numbers would be helpful to control my tendency to eat a lot "cause it tastes good" as well as sometimes to "forget to eat" during the day. Being hungry or not doesn't seem to do it for me, since hunger is somehow connected to my emotional well being lol.

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Just to be clear, I'm assuming you're wanting something you could do by yourself at home, and not blood work done in a lab, correct? –  Marc K Mar 22 '14 at 4:44
Yes, thats what I am looking for. –  Rafael Cichocki Mar 22 '14 at 6:57
You could of course keep track of your food intake, but that's quite tedious and, if I understand your question right, not your intention, is it? –  LarissaGodzilla Mar 29 '14 at 11:51

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I'd suggest you use one of the food diary app's / web sites to log your daily calorie and nutrient intakes, for example MyFitnessPal. They all offer an estimated TDEE (total daily energy expenditure = Kcal) figure, based on your: age, weight, height and activity level. As well as suggested protein, fat, fibre, sugar, mineral, vitamin and fluid intakes. The majority have a food / calorie / nutrient database to help plan your meals.

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