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Don't Ignore Your Stomach When It's Crying Out for Food
After a week away, typical portions might look a little puny and you might be a little (or a lot) hungry. Powering through until it's time for your next meal isn't always the best approach though. "Aim to eat every 4 to 5 hours, but if you're hungry 3 hours after you finish your balanced lunch, your body is telling you that it needs energy," Zanini says. Ignoring it means you'll head into your next meal with a bigger than normal appetite, and, in her experience, be more likely to overeat.