The Most Shocking Diet Myths

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Eat Regularly and Boost Your Metabolism
You might hear a lot about "the metabolic fire" being helped with frequent meals, but there is no consistent evidence to prove this, says ... more 
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Eat Regularly and Boost Your Metabolism
You might hear a lot about "the metabolic fire" being helped with frequent meals, but there is no consistent evidence to prove this, says Emma-Leigh Synnott , BVSc, an exercise and nutrition specialist. The Truth? The energy it takes to break down food is directly proportional to the amount of calories in the meal. So it doesn't matter if you eat three meals of 600 calories, or six meals of 300 calories.


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Wed, Jul 11, 2012 12:46 AM EDT
Good information is hard to come by - especially when it comes to what you eat. Among the hundreds of diets and endless nutritional claims, it's hard to know what's good for your body. That's why we surveyed your most common diet questions and had expert nutritionists set the record straight. Dig in and enjoy.



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