Everyone talks about it, but how many really stick to it. Weight management. We know the drill when it comes to losing weight — take in fewer calories, burn more calories. But you also know that most diets and quick weight-loss plans have about as much substance as a politician’s campaign pledges.

Experts say we are better off finding several simple things you can do on a daily basis — along with following the cardinal rules of eating more vegetables and less fat and getting more physical activity. One of the must-do items in a management plan is to keep a food log.

Another, a way to measure what you eat. If you have an I-phone, give this app a try.