Published On: Tue, Oct 2nd, 2012

9 meals a day cuts cholesterol, flab

Suggesting that eating little and often is healthier for us, experts have said that we should eat as many as nine meals every day.

They say this may help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and even encourage weight loss, the Daily Mail reported.

"Splitting food intake so we eat many times a day will have metabolic benefits over and above the same food consumed in a small number of meals," the paper quoted Dr Susan Jebb, head of the Medical Research Council's Human Nutrition Research Unit, as saying.

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