Eat Light During the Day
I know this goes against the advice of most nutritionists. Think about this. When you eat a heavy lunch, how do you feel afterwards? Don’t you feel like taking a nap? That is a natural reaction of the body when eaten a heavy meal. Most of the bodies energy goes toward digestion, and that leaves you feeling tired. In Greece, when we ate the biggest meal in the middle of the day, we have a 3 hour break before we had to go back to work.
So we had time to relax after our lunch. Here, unfortunately we don’t have that luxury and for that reason, if you do get hungry during the day, eat light and keep the heaviest meal for dinner. Don’t worry about eating late. If you eat the right amount of food, it will not make any difference in your weight. A matter of fact, eating your heaviest meal at a time that you can rest afterwards will aid digestion.
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Stavros is the author of The 8 Eating Rules. He holds an A.O.S in Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America and degrees in Fitness and Nutrition with numerous certifications, including CPR, Nutrition Specialist, and ACE (American Council on Exercise) certifications as a Personal Trainer and Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant.
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