Meal frequency and timing in health and disease.

Although major research efforts have focused on how specific components of foodstuffs affect health, relatively little is known about a more fundamental aspect of diet, the frequency and circadian timing of meals, and potential benefits of intermittent periods with no or very low energy intakes. The most common eating pattern in modern societies, three meals plus snacks every day, […]

Chronobiology and obesity: Interactions between circadian rhythms and energy regulation.