We've all heard it when dieting ... don't skip meals. Different reasons have been offered including, you'll overeat later, you'll lose only muscle, your metabolism will slow down, and a long list of other reasons. But is missing a few meals really that bad for for our weight loss goals or our overall health? New research published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry has offered clear evidence of the negative consequences of skipping meals and uncovered another serious cost ... abdominal weight gain.
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A mother-to-be's diet is important -- it can even benefit a fetus' brain power! Recent research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that during pregnancy, and particularly during the third trimester, choline may be needed to support fetal development.