The assumption you must eat at least three meals a day just might be misguided. If you dislike eating breakfast and rarely find time for lunch at work, a one-meal policy makes outward sense – after all you still get to eat heartily late in the day, reducing three or more time-wasting rituals to a feast with possible weight-loss benefits.
One of the most visible practitioners of the one-meal diet, who started eating one meal a day while a stay-at-home dad in 2011.
“Being the full-time carer to four kids under six years old is demanding and stressful, and being around food all day makes comfort eating all too easy. I felt fat and miserable and it was affecting my relationship with my wife and kids. I knew I had to take control of my eating so I decided to give the diet a try. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made,” says Fowler.
Eating one meal a day can really help you achieve your weight loss goals and maintain your ideal weight. It’s not a starvation diet (you still eat your recommended calories for weight loss), you just eat during one time a day instead of throughout the day. While weight loss is one of the main benefits of this way of eating, there are many more.
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