Discover how to distribute meals throughout the day: breakfast, lunch, lunch, snack and dinner, in the best possible way.

When we talk about following a life as healthy and healthy as possible (which is simple and easy if you finally set your mind to it), we pay special attention to both the diet itself and the diet that we follow every day. And it is very important that, on the one hand, the diet is healthy and healthy, while -on the other-, the diet is balanced.

At this point we find something fundamental: how to distribute meals and food throughout the day. Why? Very simple: a correct and adequate distribution of food guarantees a correct supply of nutrients, especially in an adequate way.

How to distribute the meals throughout the day?

Many nutritionists advise eating five meals a day, highlighting 3 important meals (such as breakfast, lunch and dinner), and 2 lighter ones (preferably mid-morning and in the afternoon).


How many times have you not stopped eating breakfast simply because you weren’t hungry? There are even people who tend to never eat breakfast, making it a habit.  However, this is a serious mistake, as it becomes one of the most important meals of the day.

Breakfast gives us energy, enough and necessary to start the day and thus guaranteeing the correct supply of nutrients for a good physical and intellectual performance.

Slow-absorbing carbohydrates, such as bread and whole grains, should not be lacking.  Vegetable drinks (such as rice or oat milk) and one or two pieces of fruit should not be missing either.

Mid-morning (lunch)

It is advisable to opt for a skimmed yogurt, a piece of fruit or a handful of nuts. We should not fill up too much, since the fundamental objective is to stay energized and satiated until lunch, since we are precisely in the middle of the morning, between breakfast and lunch.


It is the ideal time to disconnect from work or university and share it with family or friends. It accounts for 35% of the distribution of calories throughout the day, and it is advisable to start with a spoon dish or a salad and then opt for second courses, such as fish or lean meat.

Afternoon snack

It is a useful option to provide our body with a little more energy, but always in a moderate way and without abusing it. Therefore, pieces of fruit, skimmed yogurt or a small vegetable sandwich are recommended.

Products such as pastries, sweets and sweets are not recommended.


It is very important that we eat at least 3 hours before going to bed, and that it is not too much food, nor too heavy so as not to suffer from heavy digestion and problems to rest well.

Fried, fatty or highly seasoned foods are not recommended, and foods rich in slow-absorbing carbohydrates are.


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