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    Opinion about 6 meals a day

    I was having trouble cutting with the 3 meals a day. It often lead to me binging on everything I saw,

    When I switched from 6 small meals a day. I felt more full, and there were no cravings even late at night.

    anyone have similar experiences with 6 meals a day as opposed to 3 big meals a day?
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    ive been eating 6 to 7 small meals a day and im hungry as hell..lol i dont know whats going on
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    Originally Posted by marcoli87 View Post
    ive been eating 6 to 7 small meals a day and im hungry as hell..lol i dont know whats going on
    yeah same, lots of small meals makes me hungry all day.

    I eat 2 meals a day now, far less hungry and much easier to keep to my targets.

    But everyone is different so just need to experiment and find what works.
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    Originally Posted by louie0407 View Post
    I was having trouble cutting with the 3 meals a day. It often lead to me binging on everything I saw,

    When I switched from 6 small meals a day. I felt more full, and there were no cravings even late at night.

    anyone have similar experiences with 6 meals a day as opposed to 3 big meals a day?
    As long as your in a deficit and hit your macros your good. I eat 3 meals a day and I'm fine also helps drinking water all day
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    oh I see. must be diff for everyone, when I was eating 3 times a day I was binging like hell! hahaha
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    Originally Posted by louie0407 View Post
    oh I see. must be diff for everyone, when I was eating 3 times a day I was binging like hell! hahaha
    Oh it definitely is different for everyone. If I can eat enough to actually feel full, I can forget about food for several hours. If I only eat them 300 kcal mini-meals, I'm thinking about food pretty much constantly.
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    Eat as many meals as you would like to. Just hit your macros and calorie level.
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    I eat 2 meals a day, and I am fine.

    meal frequency is irrelevant.
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    I'm quite the opposite. I usually have 1 big meal and 2 small protein shakes.
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    4-5 Meals a day for me and loads of water in between.
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    I have breakfast at 7, a snack around 10, lunch at 1, snack again around 3, then dinner around 7. I find the small snacks (usually yogurt, fruit, or almonds) helps hold me between meals. Otherwise I devour my meals and feel unsatisfied. I don't do it the frequent meal myths, I just do it to keep my hunger at ease. Just do what works best for you.
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    1-2 meals at night, occasionally i'll have up to 3 smaller meals if for some reason work just messes with my typical eating schedule (night shift), but at the end of the day it's the same crap. as long as the overall daily cals are the same and you're in a deficit, you'll lose weight. do whatever's going to keep you from bingeing!
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