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Can I lose weight by missing meals?

Research shows that missing meals can actually lead to an over-compensation and increased food consumption at the next meal. The result can be a gain, not loss in weight. Not only that, when a meal is missed, the body makes up for lost energy by conserving what you have already eaten and slowing up your metabolism.
 
 


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