Friday, May 23, 2008

What's the Best Meal Schedule?

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Q. Glen, Is it true that it's better to eat mini-meals every few hours instead of three big meals a day?

A. The answer to this question is that the best meal plan is the meal plan that makes you feel the best. In terms of health or weight loss or weight maintenance, there is absolutely no difference between eating the same number of calories in three meals versus every few hours — at least as far as experts can tell from research. We do know that people who are able to lose weight and keep it off tend to eat breakfast every morning. The experts judge from this data that eating two meals or less per day is probably not a good health or weight-loss strategy.

Some people need to snack or they will get too hungry between meals. For others snacking leads to overeating and grazing all day long. So whatever you decide your best meal strategy is, just be certain to eat breakfast, and make sure it is a healthy one, containing whole grains, lean protein, and fresh fruits. As a personal trainer and a person that exercises every day, I eat 5 to 6 meals a day But that works for me! One size does not fit all!!!!!!

Any personal health questions or problems mental or physical or before starting any diet or exercise program. Please consult your physician !

My mission is to provide you with "Trusted Advice for a Healthier Life."

Yours in good health

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Is the Founder of Fitness Builders 4 Life,the WorkOut GEM,G350,G180, G90, Eat 4 Life, Clean, Lean & Mean & Ask Glen. The mission of the Fitness Builders is to provide the community with health education and to empower people to change unhealthy lifestyles thereby increasing life expectancy. By educating the community on healthier lifestyle practices it is the intent of Fitness Builders to reduce the ravages of obesity, heart disease, cancer and other lifestyle or self inflicted diseases. Glen is also a AMA Certified Nutrition Specialist and a ACE, ACSM, NASM Certified Personal Trainer has 30+ years in Sports, Exercise Science and Nutritional Food Management, Learning and Mentoring Men and Women on a more Mental & Physical Healthy Life Style consisting of a low fat, low salt, Low carbohydrate, high protein, organic nutrition which also includes moderate exercise and mental awareness. Stay Informed, Live long and be Mentally and Physically Healthy! Any questions? Ask Glen!

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