What pregnancy and meal frequency can teach us about weight loss

Two articles, which I came across last week, have interesting connections and both undermine the calorie theory. The first wasn’t widely reported, but the Daily Mail covered it with the headline “Pregnant? DON'T eat for two! Overeating 'changes the digestive system making it hard to shift your baby weight'”. The study was undertaken by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and their press release is here. The second was recently circulated on twitter, but turned out to be a study from August 2014: “Eating two larger meals a day (breakfast and lunch) is more effective than six smaller meals in a reduced-energy regimen for patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomised crossover study”. Let's take a look...

 

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