A Cook's Diary

How important is it to eat three meals a day?


For those who prefer to eat based on what how their stomach feels rather than what the clock says, and for those who, like me, prefer midnight snacks to breakfast, there is a very interesting article that says the habit (or is it tradition?) of eating three meals a day at specific hours has to do, historically, with 1) daylight and the age of electricity and 2) the industrial revolution and the schedule of factory workers.

Read There Is No Biological Reason to Eat Three Meals a Day — So Why Do We Do It?.

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