Ask The Expert
December 07, 2012
The number of meals you have in a day does not determine the healthful qualities of a diet. The makeup of the diet, especially the total number of calories and the types of fats you eat, is what matters most.
There are several circumstances where I’d recommend eating smaller amounts — five or six times a day. For instance:
For most people, eating more frequently during the day runs the risk of taking in too many calories. But as long as you keep this in check, you can choose what most comfortably fits your lifestyle.