Breakfast Like a King, Lunch Like a Knave, Dinner Like a Pauper
The days of eating “a healthy breakfast with one item from each of the four basic food groups” are over. On the other side of the plate, Pop Tarts don’;t cut it either. Still, eating
On the other hand, if you eat a big meal late at night, you feel sluggish and gain weight because there’;s not enough time to work off the calories before bed. What’;s a body to do?
That’;s how the expression, “Breakfast like a king (large), lunch like a knave (medium), and dinner like a pauper (small)” came about. The theory is to eat when you need the energy and practically fast when you do not. Informal diet advice adds that you should never eat after 8:00