One of the key factors for good health is to have a regular eating pattern. If you eat healthy food on a regular basis, you will keep your immune system intact. It will remain boosted and come into action when needed.
Generally speaking most of the people feel well when eating three meals a day, with a snack like some raw nuts, seeds or dried fruits in between meals. Those who take breakfast early might want to supplement with a similar snack in the late morning too.
Consistency is, like in many aspects of our life, the key. Here are some more benefits of regular eating
- Eating regular low-fat meals reduces total and LDL (bad) cholesterol and reduces resistance to insulin – reducing the overall risk of developing heart disease.
- Regular meal eaters tend to have a lower energy (calorie) intake compared to those who eat irregularly – crucial if you’re looking to maintain or lose weight.
- By eating regularly (meals and snacks) you will help keep your blood sugar levels stable. Why is this good? Because this will help prevent strong feelings of hunger, which could result in you over-eating the next time you eat (which is usually the time you reach for that chocolate bar, latte or muffin).