The answer is, of course they can! According to Lisa Young, PhD, RD , taking photos of yourself as you embark on a weight loss journey can be an integral part of monitoring your progress.
I, personally, have been involved in a few weight loss contests in my time and we definitely made use of weekly photos (front and back) as a way to track changes in our physiques as the numbers ticked down on the scale. In fact, I am about to embark on another weight loss contest with at least one like-minded individual (JZ I’m talking to you).
Stay tuned to FashionablyHealthy for updates and for more info on the Selfie weight loss tips, check out the Women’s Health article, “Can Selfies Help You Lose Weight?”