We often do not overthink our dietary choices and take health for granted until first issues. Game rules change when you have to take these choices for your kids.
Does your social bubble know what's best for you and your kids?
Sugar and fructose is poison and makes you addicted as bad as cocaine.
Scientist of the field knew long ago what high carb diet entails, but "common sense" and beliefs of self proclaimed specialists made this low fat trend escalate to a disastrous level.
How much out of your way would you go just because of hunger?
No matter what plans you might have there is always considerations popping into your mind just because some hormone is signaling your brain that your stomach is currently empty. How crazy is that? Talk about free will.
I frequently fast for 36 hours and feeling great, with latest fast ending without even being hungry at the end of it. You really feel in control without mood swings based on hunger.
Make no mistake though - I do reach my calorie targets over the week. There is no benefit in starving yourself.
Eating becomes a treat every time, you take satisfaction from taste and not from stuffing yourself and suppressing some hormone. Eat to enjoy quality food, while skipping meals when you can't access some. Not only you'll end up happier - you'll contribute to your longevity both from metabolic perspective and also mental.