Stop Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

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  1. Southpaw

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    Why You Should Stop Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

    Dogmatic adherence to mealtimes is anti-science, racist, and might actually be making you sick.
    By Kiera Butler / Mother Jones
    March 5, 2015


    http://www.alternet.org/environment/why-you-should-stop-eating-breakfast-lunch-and-dinner?akid=12858.47049.AiDq0J&rd=1&src=newsletter1032849&t=7

     
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    A delicious shake for breakfast, another for lunch, and a sensible dinner are all anyone needs to survive in the world.
     
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    Imagine if all of our other bodily functions were on such a regulated schedule! :eek:
     
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    What's been working for me is this:

    - No breakfast. Big mug of green tea for breakfast
    - Huge lunch, doesn't matter how unhealthy ;-)
    - Light snack in the early evening

    This, combined with halving my alcohol intake has lost me 40+ pounds in the past 6 months. With no additional physical activities.
     
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    Interesting. Do you credit the weight loss to any particular one of those factors?
     
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    Breakfast is very important that's why I never skip breakfast. I also do not skip meals when I'm on a diet, I just eat smaller portions.
     
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    Incorrect. Mythical theory.

     
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    I'm still trying to figure out how having mealtimes is racist. God these people are just batcrap crazy.
     
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    Until another study comes out.

    I am in the best shape of my life, also while being very healthy and you want to know what I do't do? I don't listen to all the studies and reports that come out everyday. I listen to my body and eat clean. I never miss brekfast now, but when I did skip it for ealy morning gym trips, I struggled throughout the day and ended up eating more than I should have later.
     
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    To each their own.

    Skipping a meal or two per day has had a major positive impact on my health. I have no idea of any posters age ( except for 40 year fan :D ) , but checking blood pressure is a sure sign that some changes may be in order IMHO. Doesn't matter the age , it is advised. I am back on the Caveman diet for life. Works for me. Of course "cavemen" (paleo man)was a hunter gatherer and did not eat 3 squares/day nor every day.
     
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    I think skipping meals definitely can have benefits. I do it all the time and it is a major reason why I have been able to keep my weight in check. When I eat, I want to eat a lot so i'd rather cut down on how many times I eat rather than what I eat. I'm sure it isn't the most healthy, but it beats the alternatives.
     
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    I'd wager that cutting way back on the beer is the single biggest factor.
     
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    I totally agree on Paleo. I have doing the 90/10 rule with my food. I eat clean and Paleo 90% of the time (has been about 95%) and bad 10% (down to 5%). Someone got me Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo and it has helped. I also agree that the squares is not needed. My breakfast is a banana and a high protien, so I see what you are saying. I also eat 5-6 times a day with lunch being my largest of the day and the other 4-5 all being about the same size. I think your lifestyle has to play are large part of it too. I working hard to lean out and what I am doing it working. I alway tell people to find what works for them, so I would never tell you what you are doing is wrong as long as it is working. Unless you of course you are starving yourself to drop weight, then that not smart at all.
     
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    WOW, I am not sure how I missed this post. I am sorry to hear you had such issues. I am glad you were able to get on track. Awesome job! I too lost weight like that in the past only to gain it back, plus some. Now I never weigh myself and reply on my cloths and my doctor. I eat about 2000-2200 calories a day and have maintain a healthy weight while leaning out.
     

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