10 Food Habits to Keep You Healthy Without Dieting

10. Eat more than 3 times a day.

Rather than eating 3 big meals a day, it is healthier to eat 6 smaller meals. Splitting meals shortens the interval between the traditional meal format of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is a proven fact now that the longer you wait to eat a meal, the better the chances are that you will overeat. According to Cleveland dietitian Amy Jamieson-Petonic, “After about 3 hours without food, blood sugar begins to fall. And after 4 hours, your body has already digested whatever you sent down earlier. Once you’ve crossed the 5-hour mark, your blood sugar begins to plummet, and you grab whatever you can to refuel.”