Is it really so bad? I have a quite small stomach and constant hunger.. I really hate the feelings of heavy stomach after a meal, but I can't eat less, don't overeat and feel satiated more than 3 or maximal 4 hour after having a meal...Honestly, 4 hours is really fine, today I had omellet( 2 eggs), tomatoes, butter, and I was hungry 2 hours after that...I eat enough of fat. if I'm hungry, I'm very anxious, angry and can't think of anything else than a FOOD. Is this normal?? I am 25, 175 cm, female, 22% of bodyfat (would like to have a bit less). I would be happy with 4 or 5 meals per day. Have anyone similar feelings? thank you so much for sharing!
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on May 24, 2012
at 07:55 PM
It sounds like you are still a sugar burner. Has your body adjusted to ketosis yet? or maybe you are just not eating enough. I am much smaller than you but I need at least 4 eggs to fill me up! For healthy people eating mostly whole foods, meal frequency doesn't matter that much. If you are insulin-resistant, you may want to reduce the number of meals. Eat the right foods when hungry. =)
on May 24, 2012
at 08:01 PM
When you eat every few hours it tends to keep your chronic insulin levels high. Less frequent meals will tend to resensitize you to insulin. Eat fewer but bigger meals containing fat and animal proteins. In a few weeks as you ketoadapt the hunger will go away. Coconut meat was a good breakthru snack for me.