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To Eat or Not to Eat

I know that is is important to eat 3 meals a day, however what if you are not hungry. Then what???

Thu. May 24, 5:03pm

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Go with what your body tells you. Not hungry don't eat, your body will let you know otherwise.

Thursday, May 24, 2007, 5:06 PM

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Eat no matter what. Certain types of dieting and eating disorders screw up your brain's ability to interpret a hunger signal. Get yourself on a schedule and give your body the energy it needs to function properly (including losing weight!).

Thursday, May 24, 2007, 5:19 PM

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If you don't eat, won't your body go into a famine mode and not burn calories like normal, making it harder to lose weight?

Thursday, May 24, 2007, 5:36 PM

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You're right about the famine mode, however, that is if you fight the hunger. If your body is hungry it needs fuel, but everyone is different. Some can happily skip a meal especially if they have a larger one earlier (ie: I had a huge lunch, and I have no desire for dinner around dinner time). Some might need 6 small meals a day to keep the engine going.

Thursday, May 24, 2007, 5:54 PM

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eh, I go with whatever my body would like. However I do not have any issues with eating disorders. There are times though when I just won't be hungry for a period - usually coincides with changes in the season, periods, etc... So i don't really eat much then. if you learn to listen to yourself, your body does know what it needs, but sometimes you need to go through a period of scheduled healthy eating to get yourself some distance from things that can cause compulsive overeating like sugars, fats and sodium. There was a period where I got very out of touch with myself, and a couple months of very good structured eating helped me tune into my body's needs - like resetting a clock.

Thursday, May 24, 2007, 6:03 PM

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