3 vs. 6 meals - which is better for weight loss?

Researchers from the Obesity Society—some of the world’s leading weight loss scientists—concluded in very simple terms that eating several small meals per day actually "increases hunger and the desire to eat."

Study Summary available here:Effects of increased meal frequency on fat oxidation and perceived hunger. - PubMed - NCBI

In this study, participants were separated into two groups:

Group A consumed 3 meals per day, and Group B consumed 6 meals per day.

Both groups consumed the exact same amount of food, with the only differences being the size of the meals and frequency of eating.

Group A, the group that consumed 3 larger meals per day, reported less hunger and a lower desire to eat!

Not what you’d expect, since most nutritionists recommend eating a small meal every few hours.

And this is not an isolated study.

There are many respected publications that have shown similar findings.

Studies from the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa, and research published in the prestigious British Journal of Nutrition came to the same conclusion:

“Eating more frequently throughout the day demonstrates zero weight loss enhancing effects.”

Instead of driving yourself crazy by trying to eat every 2-3 hours.. do the opposite.

Avoid snacking, and try to compress your “eating windows” into just 2 to 3 feedings per day.

Maybe two BIG meals and one small snack.

Not only is this better for weight loss and overall satisfaction, it’ll save you some time.

Who has time to eat every 2 hours?

Brendan Hall
Director of Research & Development


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