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Old 04-30-2008, 03:37 PM
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Just curious as to how many meals people eat "on average" each day. If ya want, throw in snacks too........some snacks are as much as a meal anyway.

I eat one to two meals each day, 99% of the time. When I cook I sample and it's as much as a typical snack, but fills me up and I'm not hungry(I eat leftovers for b-fast).

I don't snack thru the day, I drink water and beer. 75% of my meals are 75%+ meat. When I get hungry I have a beer, then I'm good for a while.

I try to eat b-fast, if not then just supper/dinner. If I eat b-fast then sometimes I have supper.

My "diet" has to do w/weight loss but more w/time(take'n time) to eat.

My stomach as shrunk to the point of 1 hamburger will suff me.

I'm not skinny, not really fat, muscular(the 40 yr old type ). 5'11 bout 160-170#.

Had a friend in college that could eat 2 foot long subs and finish off 1/2 a small pizza. He had bout 5% body fat, ate like a frigg'n horse. Another friend ate less than me and you couldn't tip him over(belly stopped him).

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Old 04-30-2008, 07:40 PM
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i think no one is answering cause we are embarrassed--you eat only twice a day! i eat all day long--not proud of it, but isnack constantly, plus eat 3 meals
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Old 05-01-2008, 05:53 AM
Location: In a house
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I have a large dinner at about 6:00 pm. In the morning I maybe have a bagel with some cream cheese or toast. I snack on cheese, nuts or leftovers in the fridge during the day but only a bite here and there. Yes, I "munch" all day long but my weight is not a problem. I think by eating small amounts, often, you keep yourself from eating to much. At least this is what works for me and it keeps my energy level up. Plus what I munch on is healthy foods as I mentioned.
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Old 05-01-2008, 06:03 AM
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At the moment I'm on two meals a day most days.

I have a milk coffee in the morning (maybe that counts as a meal?)

Then toast usually in the early afternoon.

Dinner time I have vegies and a Lean Cuisine.

Most of the day I drink water. Sometimes I lash out and have a piece of fruit.

I don't know, I'm just not really ever hungry at the moment.
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Old 05-01-2008, 06:32 AM
Location: Looking East and hoping!
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Breakfast-usually cereal w/banana, craisins, coffee
Lunch-my hungriest time of day-usually a sandwich, hot peppers, cottage cheese.
No snacks.
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Old 05-01-2008, 06:39 AM
Location: Durham, NC
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Capt. Cave Man, I'm a lot like you. I'm 45, and eat usually one meal a day at lunch, sometimes I'll have some cereal in the morning to make two meals a day. I find that I usually feel full after lunch and my body doesn't really feel like eating anymore afterward. I try to keep some fruit on hand for a light snack later in the evening. I do drink a lot of coffee (cream & sugar) and the occasional latte.
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Old 05-01-2008, 07:49 AM
Location: Louisiana and Pennsylvania
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3-4 meals a day. I NEVER miss breakfast, as I feel this is the most important meal.
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Old 05-01-2008, 08:04 AM
Location: Lincoln, UK
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This would be quite interesting as a poll actually, divided between men and women. I know quite a few men who miss lunch and I can't understand how - I'm always starving by lunch time (so I'm with you LaceyEx)! I have a good breakfast (either cereal, porridge or fruit) then something to keep me going mid morning (sometimes good, sometimes not so good), then lunch, then dinner at about 6-7pm. Often something mid afternoon too. So that's either 3 or 5 depending on how you look at it.

I'm the normal weight for my height incidentally.
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Old 05-01-2008, 08:41 AM
Location: Denver
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I eat two or three times a day.....

Usually during the week I have coffee and yogurt for breakfast. I haven't really been eating lunch lately because my lunch at work is at 10.23 - 10.47, which is too early for me.....

So I have a snack when I get home from work around 3.30 (carrots and hummus, pretzels, chips and salsa, fruit, etc.) and then dinner around 6 or 6.30

On the weekends, we usually do a big breakfast, graze all day and then have dinner Although last weekend we grilled steaks from lunch!!
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Old 05-01-2008, 09:01 AM
Location: friendswood texas
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I am really bad, no breakfast here. I usually eat an early lunch then dinner. Not much of a snacker either.
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