Mini Meals Are the Way to Go

November 4, 2012


Dieting fads and tips come and go. Some are healthy and legitimate ways to help your body lose weight faster. But most are just get rich quick schemes by companies and downright unsafe ways to shed pounds. It takes time, trial and error to figure out what dieting tips go into what category.

One such tried and true tip for weight loss is the power of the mini meal. It doesn’t seem to make sense, does it? That eating more meals each day will help you to lose weight. But as countless people before you have learned, the mini meal can make all the difference in the world when it comes to losing weight and being healthy.

How it works is simple. When you eat three big meals a day, your metabolism slows down between each meal. By eating six smaller meals a day, your body doesn’t have the time to slow down. It will be burning calories more consistently, which will help your metabolism to stay in high gear all day long.

There other benefits to the mini meal as well. Blood sugar is less likely to have huge spikes and drops when you eat six small meals a day. It is also one of the best ways to diet and control your calorie intake without leaving you feeling hungry all day long.

So how do you do it? Remember that you aren’t eating six full sized meals a day. These meals will be smaller and portion and calorie count. Try to eat foods that are rich in protein like fish, yogurt and eggs. Pair this with vegetables and fruit, and do your best to drink water with each and every meal.

It’s just that simple. Six healthy mini meals a day can be the difference between losing weight and being stuck on that plateau. So make the best choice for your body. Instead of sitting down for the big three meals a day, stand up and make the choice to go with mini meals and all the health benefits that they can offer you. After all, what do you have to lose besides the unwanted weight?

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