The Mexican way of eating is pretty interesting, putting most of the calories mid-day when we are generally the most active. It starts with a light breakfast of pan dulce, fruit and café de olla, followed by a second breakfast around 10 a.m./11 a.m - for almuerzo, egg dishes are very popular, as are things like chilaquiles and enchiladas.Then, a large lunch around 2 p.m., followed by the lightest meal late in the evening around 9pm. This is a great way to plan our days, and often the opposite for so many of us as we tend to eat more through the day in North America. However, if you think of the way you use your energy, you’re probably needing most energy in the morning and at lunch. Research shows that eating more calories at breakfast and having less at dinner is beneficial for prevention and management of obesity and metabolic syndrome. By shifting your calories to breakfast and lunch, you may be more successful in losing weight or keeping your weight where you want it!