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.
A popular shortcut to weight loss is fasting, and all we can say is don't do it!
Fasting to lose weight is a recipe for being miserable...and ensuring you'll put whatever weight you lose back on!