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How does eating frequent meals affect calorie consumption?

Joel H. Fuhrman, MD
Family Medicine
Frequent eating has been shown to increase calorie consumption. In addition, scientific studies, have shown that reduced meal frequency increases the life span of both rodents and monkeys, even when the calories consumed were the same in the group fed more frequently and in the group fed less frequently. The body needs time between meals to finish digestion. Only when the digestion has ended, can the body most effectively detoxify and promote cellular repair. To maximize health, it is not favorable to be constantly eating and digesting food.
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