A Controlled Trial Of Reduced Meal Frequency Without Caloric Restriction In Healthy, Normal-weight, Middle-aged Adults

Effect Decrease
Values Fat mass was about 2.1 kg lower when individuals were eating one meal a day.
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 21
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
In this crossover trial, 21 men and women between the ages of 40 and 50 completed a standard diet and an isocaloric one-meal-a-day diet (with the meal being consumed between 4 and 8 p.m.) in random order. Each diet was eight weeks long and had no caloric deficit, and the diets were separated by an 11-week washout period.