If I eat 3500 calories a day would a higher meal frequency be healthier than a lower one? Say, 2 meals of 1000 calories and one meal of 1500 calories vs 6 meals of about 580 calories. I often hear large meals digest slower, so they make you overall less energetic and sleepy throughout the day. Some claim they could be detrimental for blood sugar control, although there are many who say otherwise.
I know many here are against frequent small meals but are they required if you are eating so many calories and carbs? I personally feel better on 3 HUGE meals but my blood sugar is usually out of whack after, and my ankles get extremely sore (??). Eating small frequent meals makes me feel light as a feather, but I hate having hunger pains and eating every 2-3 hours.
* Could my ankles be sore after big meals because I raised my insulin to high and it somehow calcified? I think I read this somewhere, Paul Jaminet's book I think.
asked byROB_3 (3536)
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