Skipping meals

17 Jun

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7 Responses to “Skipping meals”

  1. clotildajamcracker June 18, 2012 at 7:02 pm #

    What the heck is that supposed to mean?

    • get your thin spiration June 21, 2012 at 2:01 pm #

      Skipping meals is not good for you. The more meals you eat, the faster your metabolism is. Aim for 5-6 small meals a day.

  2. leilani July 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm #

    i recommend researching the studies shown in intermittent fasting (IF)….it actually goes against the”many small meals” which was a rule that popped up in the 80’s with very little evidence to back it.

    “Dr. Mark Mattson, laboratory chief of neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging and a professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University has done research on IF and says “Our genes, our genetics, are geared to us having food intermittently. … I’m comfortable with saying that it’s healthy, it’s fine, to skip meals. The animal studies are very clear. … I think it’s better to eat one meal a day than six small meals. You need to challenge your system. … It’s OK not to eat three meals a day. It’s OK a couple days a week to eat just one meal. It’s actually not only OK, it’s healthy.” Mattson practices IF himself, skipping breakfast and lunch during the week, and rarely exceeding 2000 kcals/day. He’s 130 pounds at five foot nine inches. He says he gets most of his calories from whole grains, nuts, fish, and yogurt.[20]”

    Just some friendly food for thought.

  3. Lilith July 20, 2012 at 5:29 am #

    That’s right. Skipping meals slows down your metabolism causing you to gain that much more weight when you do eat. Eat whenever you’re hungry, just in small amounts.

  4. Crosshearted November 5, 2012 at 1:47 pm #

    You have been nominated for the ‘Very Inspiring Blogger Award’. http://crosshearted.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/blogging-award/

  5. Kaas November 14, 2012 at 7:29 pm #

    Are you ever going to post again..?

    • get your thin spiration February 11, 2013 at 11:11 pm #

      I am back! Sorry I have not been posting! I blog and write for four companies and left my own little project on the side lines!

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