Halabi asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 9 years ago

Is the 6 meals a day diet effective?

I want people who actually tried it before to answer, don't just get me some info from the internet i can do that myself

7 Answers

  • Leroy
    Lv 5
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Eating 6 meals a day is fine if you like to eat frequently and it fits your schedule, but it won't give you better results than eating 2-3 times a day if the total calories and macronutrients are the same. Meal frequency doesn't speed up your metabolism. http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=119... here is a link to a forum post which thoroughly disproves the meal frequency myth! I did eat 6 meals per day in the past when I believed in this myth, all it did was make my life more difficult!

  • 9 years ago

    Yes it works but it's not just 6 meals it's 6 small meals, so not 6 normal meals haha, would sort of defeat the whole object of it. It keeps your metabolism going and I find it keeps you fuller as you're eating more often but in small bursts that fill you up

  • joe714
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    i have done 5 meals a day and that's too many for me. it worked but since i eat little calorie meals i stayed hungry all the time for 5 months. i would rather be overweight than do it again.

    now when i want to lose weight i eat two small snacks and one big 1000 calorie meal.

  • 9 years ago

    Nope. 4 meals would be the max. Except if you meant 6 small meals

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  • 9 years ago

    It can be, it really depends on how much you eat during the 6 meals.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    YES but they need to be small between 200-300 calories

  • 9 years ago

    Yes, it works, but it has to be small meals. It speeds up your metabolism, which makes you burn fat faster. You still have to work out, though.

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