Effects of meal frequency on weight loss and body composition: a meta-analysis.

@article{Schoenfeld2015EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of meal frequency on weight loss and body composition: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Brad Jon Schoenfeld and Alan Albert Aragon and James W. Krieger},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={
          69-82
        }
}
It has been hypothesized that eating small, frequent meals enhances fat loss and helps to achieve better weight maintenance. Several observational studies lend support to this hypothesis, with an inverse relationship noted between the frequency of eating and adiposity. The purpose of this narrative review is to present and discuss a meta-analysis with regression that evaluated experimental research on meal frequency with respect to changes in fat mass and lean mass. A total of 15 studies were… Expand

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