No morning appetite

Answered on June 27, 2014
Created June 25, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Why is it that I have no appetite from 8am-5pm but oh my, from 5pm-bedtime I'm a bottomless pit.

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on June 27, 2014
at 12:51 PM

You're doing a spontaneous intermittent fast, nothing wrong with that. Just make sure you're getting enough food for the whole day when you do eat, and avoid bingeing on only one type of food (i.e. tons of carbs), and make sure what you eat are real meals that you cook for yourself from real ingredients.

Be careful about the bottomless pit syndrome, Ameer Rosic calls this the "Continous Meal" and the danger of eating far more food than you'd normally eat in a whole day is very high. So maybe you can force yourself to eat lunch to avoid it. It's ok if you're eating a full day's worth of meals during that time, but not if you're eating more than that.



on June 25, 2014
at 04:05 PM

It makes sense actually. You're probably not hungry in the morning because you just ate what you would normally consume during the period of an entire day right before you go to bed. If I eat right before bed, I have zero appetite until lunch, or even later in the day. If I eat lunch and then have a light dinner, allowing 4-5 hours before bedtime, I'm hungry when I wake up. You're starving by the end of the day so you eat a ton and then you're full until the next day. If it's not working for you you, you'll just have to switch it up and break the cycle.

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on June 25, 2014
at 03:50 PM

Don't worry about that. Your body is begging for IF. Look into intermittent fasting and all its profound benefits. Personally, I tried to do IF and failed. I'm skinny and need to fuel my body several times a day. However, I do frequently wake up with no appetite.

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