Eating 5 small meals a day helps to control the desire for food avoid overeating at meal times to keep the metabolism firing during the day. When intake meals are in practice portion control definitely you lose weight. But it will take long time.
Eat every three hours a small meal. The day starts with breakfast, a mid-morning snack, lunch, mid-afternoon snack and dinner.
Remember eat slowly. Eating 5 small meals a day helps to avoid overeating at meal times. When you approach very hungry to eat meals, you start eating excessively, which leads to overeating. The message “that you are full” passes from body to the brain about 20 minutes.
The stomach size is like your fist and a serving size should be palm this is practice portion control.
Each meal should be made of lean proteins, whole grains and healthy fats while snacks should be smaller portions mainly fruits and vegetables and maintain a balanced diet.
Limit your 5 meals a day. Dessert would fall under “5th meal;” try to limit this to only a few times a week. This should be considered a treat and not a reason to overindulge.
This is helped in lose weight and have a good health.