Hey, stupid, wanna lose some weight?
Popular advice for the thoughtless:
Eat snacks! Eat many small meals per day!
If you eat a high-quality high-calorie meal, you are not going to be hungry for at least four hours (much longer, actually). Only if you eat garbage will your blood sugar spike and fall after the meal, so you have to eat something in about two hours.
Here is what I wrote a long time ago on good meals (good foods, proper proportions) and bad meals: On Losing Weight and On Eating for Performance—Short and. . . .