Graze don't Gorge

July 29, 2010

small meals Eating more, smaller meals has become a popular idea for dieters.  So what happens when you eat 5-to-6 smaller meals each day instead of only 1-to-3 meals? A new study found that after eating 250 and 500 calorie meals older women were able to burn the same number of calories as a woman aged 25!  On the other hand, when eating a larger, 1,000 calorie meal, the older women burned 60 fewer calories than young women! In just one year, that could mean an additional six pounds and may help explain age-related weight gain.  It sure makes mini-meals look smarter than ever!

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