The One Meal A Day Diet: What 14 Studies Say About Eating Once A Day

Reposted from Muscle EVO

The benefits of eating one time a day.

You’ve read a few posts and articles from people on the One Meal a Day diet (OMAD) who say they’ve lost weight by eating once a day.

It all sounds very simple and easy, and you’re thinking about giving it a try.

Does eating once a day get results? Can you really pig out every night and still lose weight? Or is the OMAD diet just going to mess up your metabolism and wreak havoc with your hormones?

What Is the OMAD diet?

The idea behind the OMAD diet is very simple. You eat one big meal whenever you want, although most people prefer to do so at night. That meal is where you get most of your calories for the day.

Because all your food for the day is squeezed into one meal, you don’t have to exercise much restraint. On the OMAD diet you get to eat, within reason, whatever you like. As a result, you finish that meal feeling full and satisfied.

During the rest of the day, your calorie intake is minimal. You’re allowed some light snacks, maybe a protein shake after you’ve been to the gym. But that’s about it.

OMAD Origins: The Warrior Diet

The first time I came across the idea of eating once a day was in the late 1990’s, in a book called The Warrior Diet.

Written by former Penthouse health and fitness editor Ori Hofmekler, The Warrior Diet describes the many great and wonderful things that will happen when you switch to eating once a day.

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