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I HAVE LEARNED TO UNDERSTAND HUNGER AND THEREFORE DO VERY LITTLE SNACKING. THREE GOOD LO-CAL NUTRITIOUS MEALS A DAY LEAVE ME SATISFIED. SINCE I AM DIABETIC I DO ENJOY A PROPER SNACK AT BEDTIME BUT HAVE CUT OUT JUNK FOOD. I HAVE DECIDED I CAN EAT JUNK OR I CAN LOSE WEIGHT. THE CHOICE IS MINE. I CHOOSE TO LOSE!
I eat 5 times a day: 3 meals and 2 snacks. I plan my meals and the calories for each time I eat. Before I did this I would get the shakes between meals and when I did eat, I would over eat. It works for me, I have lose 25 pounds so far.
Thanks for sharing
Chuckle, chuckle: 1000 kcals after the 3rd mini meal. 8-)
Thanks for this. I do like mini meals.
I need to rethink my lunch time meals. I have about a 90 min block of time to eat lunch and plan for my classes. I usually sit at my computer and work while I eat all of my lunch that I have packed. I normally have several different things packed. Fruit, a snack, a main food item and something else. I need to one, take the time to eat and not multitask. Two, eat one snack item at the beginning of the block of time, and the other snack item at the end of the day.
Good article, thank you
This is a good idea. I stay pretty busy so 3 meals a day and a couple of snacks works for me
Breakfast is a huge part of my daily routine. If I don't eat breakfast I tend to over eat throughout the day.
"Grazing" throughout the day has helped me from eating a large lunch and dinner.
Mini meals are great..but in the life of a teacher...we are lucky to get a lunch.
Thank You for a great article.................
Good breakfast then healthy snacks.
Make my goals
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