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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 16:19
hello! just a quick question. since starting my diet two weeks ago, and stomach shrinking (i would assume) there's just some days where i'm not too hungry. i'll eat a couple healthy things like apples, bananas, nuts, or something little.. but i just don't feel the need to force myself. are a few days like this ok? any advice? thanks!

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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 18:50
I'd say follow your appetite, when your body wants more it will let you know.

There are some that actually diet this way, calorie cycling, having some high days & some low, but rounding up the weekly total each week to be the same.

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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 22:24
I totally get where your coming from, I have the same happen to me usually if I have a protein shake I find come dinner time im not hungry at all, so I dont force myself to eat when I dont think I need it. Dont knoe for sure if that is good advice or not but it works for me, I also drink lots of water.
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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 23:30
my schedule is crazy busy. i am never hungry in the morning andf starving when i get home at night. its realy important to eat in the morning to get your body/ digestion and metabolism going.. i do not think it matter to eat less or have a meal replacement for dinner.

if your not hungry in the am like me, i think you should try to eat anyway. dinner is ok to eat less in my opinion since you will likely not burn all the cals consumed.

best of luck!
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Posted: 05 Feb 2013, 05:24
I used to eat when i was hungry. But i would always make sure i ate something otherwise i could go a day without being hungry. I was still fit and healthy. Lol i used to have friend who used to come round abductions his first words were always 'have you eaten today?' it was only when i started eating at regular times i put weight on ; my portion control had gone out the window cos i had gone hi cal as i was eating meals the size i had ate previously when i was hungry.

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Posted: 05 Feb 2013, 07:04
It's not going to hurt to miss a couple of meals during the week. I do it intentionally if I know I've got a "Bad meal" or two coming up. (Like I have tomorrow and next week).

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