Go for a big breakfast?

The theory goes that a big breakfast is easier to burn off

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Breakfast Might Not Be So Essential After All

It's long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But a recent diet strategy known as intermittent fasting has been challenging that idea. Instead of counting calories or carbs, or cutting anything out, the diet focuses on when you eat. And, for a lot of people, it involves skipping breakfast.

The most popular types of intermittent fasting are time-restricted eating, which involves constraining eating to within a certain time window, and alternate-day fasting, which alternates a whatever-you-want-to-eat day and either a day with a single 500-calorie meal or no calories at all.

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Is it easier to burn off a big breakfast than a big dinner?

"Eat a big breakfast to lose weight fast - you'll 'burn twice as many calories'," reports The Sun.

The advice to eat more at breakfast than at dinner has long been proposed to help people trying to lose weight. The idea is that calories consumed at the start of the day are more likely to be burned off than those consumed in the evening.

German researchers say they found that people do burn off more calories after breakfast than dinner. They also feel less hungry in the afternoon and evening if they have a bigger breakfast.

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