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26,768 3/15/13 6:23 A
Ii think that everyone is an individual and what suits one may not suit another.
My meals are mostly a bit smaller, but I have usually 2-5 snacks in a day, too.
A couple examples Early Morning Snack 107 calories Breakfast 274 calories Lunch 429 calories Afternoon Snack 37 calories Dinner 351 Calories Evening Snack 201 Calories Total in the day = 1398
Another example: Breakfast 300 Cal's Morning Snack 42 Cal's Lunch 351 Cal's A/Noon Snack 152 Cal's Dinner 567 Cal's Evening Snack 75 Cal's Total in the day = 1486
The thing to remember is that it isn't just the calories you eat that determines whether you are full or not, but also whether the food is very filling and lasts for long.
You need to find what works best for you through trial and error rather than by what others eat. Also consider the timing - you might find that if possible, eating your dinner a wee bit later might help you, too. I have found that when I have a later breakfast, I find it a lot easier to stick to my range the rest of the day, than when I have an early one.
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437 3/15/13 4:18 A
Hi, everybody! My daily calorie limit is 1,230 - 1,580. What is the best way to break down those calories per meal/snack? In the morning I usually eat around 6:15am and my lunch break isn't until 1:00pm. A lot of time between that, so I do get quite hungry and have a couple snacks. Supper is usually around 5:00pm. I rarely have a snack between lunch and supper (would be fine without one). However, I do like to have a snack after supper. Any suggestions on how to divide the calories? Also, if you can, an example would help tremendously! Thanks!
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