Frequent eating tied to less weight gain in girls

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Girls who ate frequent meals and snacks put on fewer pounds and gained fewer inches to their waistlines over the next decade than those who only ate a couple of times each day, according to a new study. Researchers said that one explanation is that smaller, more frequent meals and snacks kept girls satisfied for longer, and prevented them from over-eating. But it's too early to say if that style of eating should be recommended to help prevent obesity in girls, or in the general population. ...