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Myths and Facts To Successful Weight Loss:Eating After 8:00 p.m. Causes Weight Gain

Meal Times Myth 1C: Eating After 8:00 p.m. Causes Weight Gain 

Myth = It does not matter what time of day you eat.  It is what and how much you eat and how much physical activity you do during the whole day that determines whether you gain, lose, or maintain your weight.  No matter when you eat, your body will store extra calories as fat. Continue reading

Weight Loss Myths and Facts: Skipping Meals is a Good Way to Lose Weight

Meal Times Myth 1B: Skipping Meals is a Good Way to Lose Weight

Myth = Actually, research shows that people who skip meals are more likely to be heavier than those who eat three or more meals a day.This appears to especially true for those who skip a healthy breakfast each morning.

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Weight Loss Myths and Facts: Eat Many Small Meals Rather Than Three Big Meals

Meal Times Myth 1A: Eat Many Small Meals Rather Than Three Big Meals

Debate = Many small meals, as opposed to three meals, is supposed to enhance weight loss by making you feel full for longer.  In a technical sense, this is supposed to prevent blood glucose from dipping low in between meals, which may cause you to become
hungry and overeat during the next main meal. Continue reading