A ‘six-meals-a-day diet’ is one of your best options for losing body fat and gaining lean muscle mass quickly. While many diet plans call for eating just 1 – 3 times per day, that may not be the best option if your goal is to lose body fat and increase lean muscle mass at the same time (the key to look and feeling great).
Many bodybuilders, fitness competitors, and athletes eat 6 times per day. And there’s a reason for that: it works extremely well. Fueling your body with frequent small meals and snacks — spaced 2 or 3 hours apart — is one of the most effective ways to keep your metabolism boosted, speed muscle repair/growth, and maintain high energy levels throughout the day.
Here are a few of the major benefits of following a six meals per day diet:
- Stable blood sugar and insulin production