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Larger Lunches Equals Large Paunches

Mega-Midday Meals Hike Daily Calorie Count
June 24, 2004

If you’ve been thinking that lunchtime largesse won’t lead to weight gain — think again. Overeating at noon adds up to more calories overall. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University found that women who eat big at lunch end up consuming 56% more total calories throughout the course of the day. Study authors speculate that the large midday meal had little lasting effect on evening appetites.

So follow a bit of old-fashioned advice: Eat like a queen at breakfast, like a princess at lunch and like a pauper at dinner, to make sure you cut a regal figure and enjoy royal health!