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A 28-year-old female asked:

Mid-day food bothers my gut.digest breakfast & supper well--not lunch.i do tolerate fruit & yogurt only in late afternoon.i am healthy weight & this work great.what do i say at work noonlunch meetings?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Say "I'm not hungry": If you have a good, hearty breakfast, a good dinner, physically and emotionally well, there is no shame in saying I am not hungry--don't force-feed yourself. In the us of a, the fattest country in the world, we often eat too much. So, having self-discipline/restraint to keep yourself healthy is something to be proud of...Not shame. So, as a doc, I am proud of you for keeping healthy. Good luck.

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