[admin's note: The following Q&A is drawn from comments on a previous article from Dr. Ben, "How to Lose Weight by One Simple Step"]
Q: Found this on twitter and very informative. This has always been my issue too. I tend to eat at night because that is usually when I feel famished. How can you stay full throughout the day as to not feel hungry at night?
A: Glad you found this article useful. It has helped a number of patients lose weight.
What I recommend to do is to look at what you are eating during the day and how often.
If you skip breakfast, eat a light lunch, then you will be starving at night.
Given the standard American lifestyle, this happens a lot with people.
They're in a rush in the morning so they skip breakfast. Bad news.
Then they are rushed at lunch, so they simply grab a snack or two to keep going.
Then when the get home, they're busy with chores, errands and activities - again not eating.
Then, once they finally get a moment to sit down and relax, they realize how starving th...