This Is the Best Time to Eat Lunch for Lasting Energy

What time should you eat lunch if you ate a hearty breakfast?

A healthy, balanced breakfast should leave you feeling full and energized for about 4-5 hours, so if you ate breakfast at 8 am, you should be ready for lunch around noon or 1 pm

How about if you ate a small breakfast or didn't eat breakfast at all?

This largely depends on your activity level during this time period, but logically, if you skipped breakfast or ate something very small, you should feel hungrier sooner and need to fuel your body to support your activity

What if you can't eat a lot in the morning?

snack pairings include walnuts and a banana, an apple with 1-2 tablespoons of peanut butter, one hard-boiled egg with one-third of an avocado, or one string cheese with a handful of baby carrots.

How many hours should you wait to eat lunch after breakfast to better facilitate digestion?

Research has looked at meal frequency and its association to weight loss, heart health, and diabetes, and it appears no one has landed on one specific recommendation

well-balanced breakfast should—in theory—tide you over for about 4-5 hours, it's also important (if not more important) to listen to your body first, rather than determining when to eat solely off of time.

Hunger and fullness cues in addition to energy, mood, and other indications of when and how much to eat,. "I believe it's best to have a mild to moderate level of hunger when you eat—not starving, but some concrete physical signs and symptoms of hunger.

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