The topic of meal frequency has not been a topic of much controversy because most experts just assumed that eating 4-6 small meals per day was superior to 3 meals or less per day. Assumptions are a dangerous thing…
What does the science say about meal frequency?
You’ll be interested to know that there isn’t much research at all and the majority of the research is not too compelling. In the end, the answer may surprise you.
In this podcast episode, we discuss the research and, more importantly, what it means for you. You’ll discover that although most experts suggest 4-6 meals is superior to 3 meals for weight loss, that it actually may not be. You’ll learn that the body doesn’t go into starvation mode after just 3 hours, in fact, it takes approximately 72 hours to trigger the dreaded starvation mode. You’ll learn how to apply this information into your own life!
Dr. Ray Hinish is a nutritional pharmacist, certified personal trainer, & certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach. He currently practices in Baltimore, MD, where he owns and operates a wellness center and natural foods restaurant. His mission is to help folks to live their health potential so that they can pursue their passions with confidence and endless supplies of energy!