Many Small Meals Diet Ineffective

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    Researchers at the University of Warwick in the U.K. have released a study crushing the belief that five small meals a day is a good way to lose weight. “The size or frequency of the meal doesn’t affect the calories we burn a day,” and that doing so could increase the risk of metabolic diseases like type-2 diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease. Instead, the doctors found, counting calories seemed to be the most effective way to lose weight.

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