With summer just around the corner, many people are coming out of winter hibernation and dreading the season of the swimsuit. In preparation, they are hitting the gyms, dusting off the P90X DVD’s, and returning to their New Year’s resolution diet plans (remember those?).
Being in the swimsuit-phobic camp myself, I decided to look more deeply into some of the weight loss strategies that I’ve read about or hear about on a regular basis and explain my opinions of each one based on their effectiveness.
Today I’m starting with a very simple, yet highly misunderstood concept: snacking. I’m sure at some point you’ve heard that six small meals per day is better for weight loss than three large meals because eating regularly boosts metabolism, maintains stable blood sugar levels, and helps you eat fewer calories overall.
But is this actually true?…