Timeless Nutrition Tip
Eat smaller meals more often. The first thing to note about this diet plan is that when you eat, you give your metabolism a boost, which in turn, burns more calories and gives you more energy. This process is known as thermogenesis.
Thermogenesis is directly tied to the metabolic rate. When your body's core temperature increases, the metabolism is stimulated, which ultimately causes the body to use stored fat cells to support the additional energy output.
Your body has to work to process, digest and absorb nutrients. Eating frequently allows you to burn calories at a steadier pace by keeping the thermogenic effect going all day. If you eat several small meals a day instead of three larger ones, limit them to around 300 to 400 calories and choose foods that are high in fiber and low in fat (such as whole grains, fruits and vegetables).
Portion size does count - extra calories are always stored as fat.