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Skipping a meal = Diet?

This is a myth!

Even though skipping a meal means reducing your calorie intake which is what it takes to reduce weight. The moment your body reaches a starvation mode, it will start storing fat which ultimately leads to belly fat.

Why so?

Upon skipping a meal, your blood sugar decreases which causes interruption in one’s ability to think straight. This will also cause one to feel irritable, confused and fatigue. As the body increases the production of cortisol, this will leave one stressed and hungry. As such, your body will lower the rate which it burns energy. When you finally eat, your body will store as much energy as it can incase it is starved again.

Therefore, instead of skipping meals, you can eat smaller, frequent meals instead of skipping meals or eat snacks which is high in protein and fiber which will keep you full longer. If you are still not sure, you can always seek advice from our consultants who will be more than happy to share tips and advice to help you achieve your ideal bodyweight.

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