Part of the answer to why skipping meals doesn't help us lose weight can be learned Over 40 Hormone Reset Diet
from how a Japanese Sumo wrestler spends his day. He lives in a dormitory-style Sumo training center with other athletes like himself and awakens around 6:00 a.m. For the next four or five hours he trains and exercises without eating.Most overweight people do not eat breakfast. I was one of them-until I realized I was becoming "Sumo Girl." Skipping breakfast makes one more likely to overeat later in the day. It also causes a 5% drop in metabolism. No wonder I was so sleepy!
We have a wood stove in our home and enjoy the warmth it radiates on a cold winter night. However, I have yet to see it give off any heat without us first adding the fuel it needs-wood. It's the same with our bodies. We can't expect our bodies to burn fat unless we eat. "But I've been eating-that's my problem," I often hear.
It's not the act of eating itself that's the problem. You need to eat. God designed your body that way. It has more to do with WHAT and WHEN you are eating.Exercise alone will not cause you to lose weight. You must change your eating habits.Considering the Sumo wrestler exercises so much you'd think he'd be thin, but his eating habits ensure he keeps piling weight on no matter how heavily he trains for competition.