Nutrition: Should We Eat Three Meals a Day?

  • Jessica Bradley
  • Future of the BBC

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You are likely to eat three meals a day: modern life is designed around this way of eating. We are told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, at work we are given lunch breaks and then our social and family life revolves around dinners. But is it the healthiest way to eat?

Before we ask ourselves how often we should eat, scientists invite us to think about when we should not eat.

Intermittent fasting, which involves limiting food intake to an eight-hour window, is becoming an important area of ​​research.

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