What is the best eating schedule?

Answered on April 27, 2014
Created April 27, 2014 at 10:40 AM

I am a 20 year old female and starting paleo (again) today. My question is what is the best eating schedule to paleo diet?

I have read many things, some saying to eat every 3 hours to keep your metabolism burning, and some saying to eat only when you are hungry. I also ready some about intermittent fasting, but I am unsure of the proper method, as well as for females..

Which schedule would be best for 5-10 lbs fat loss?


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on April 27, 2014
at 10:52 PM

i personally have an 8 hour eating window but if i'm hungry outside of that to the point i'm dizzy, then i eat.


on April 27, 2014
at 10:34 PM

Agreed with it being personal preference. Try skipping breakfast for a week or two and see how it goes. I started not eating breakfast.. or at least waiting until later in morning to eat and my appetite was controlled and I lost weight. I have found that when I eat when I am hungry I feel a lot more satisfied after meals, rather than eating at designated times


on April 27, 2014
at 02:35 PM

This is absolutely a personal preference, and you'll only be able to figure out which eating schedule is best for you through trial and error. For me personally, a large breakfast, an early dinner, and maybe a late night snack work best in any given day. But I only decided upon this schedule after months of trying different things out (i.e. no breakfast, no lunch, keto style eating, snacking, no snacking, etc). If you have digestion issues, smaller more frequent meals might be ideal. If you still have non-paleo food craving issues, tracking for a little while might be ideal while you regulate your hunger and satiety. YMMV, so play around with things and figure out what works for you! Good luck!

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