Two meals a day 'effective' to treat type 2 diabetes

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Two meals a day 'effective' to treat type 2 diabetes

Postby simonwheeler » Fri May 16, 2014 10:19 am

Only eating breakfast and lunch may be more effective at managing type 2 diabetes than eating smaller, more regular meals, scientists say.
Researchers in Prague fed two groups of 27 people the same calorie diet spread over two or six meals a day.
They found volunteers who ate two meals a day lost more weight than those who ate six, and their blood sugar dropped.
Experts said the study supported "existing evidence" that fewer, larger meals were the way forward


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Re: Two meals a day 'effective' to treat type 2 diabetes

Postby Helen-Healing » Fri May 16, 2014 1:03 pm

I was never told to take 6 meals a day! I eat three - porridge for brekkie, a light lunch & an equally light supper, lots of salad & fruit.
My weight went down from 76 kilos to 58!! That's with cutting out sweet stuff & a lot of carbohydrate, of course.
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