I think the whole meal frequency thing can be a bit overstated. Don't get me wrong i eat five meals a day (simply becuase i can't eat big enough / enough protien with a 3 meals a day protocol.) But the notion that 6 - 7 is better than 3 can be debated.
If anybody is interested:
Ã?yvind H, et al. The effect of meal frequency on body composition during 12 weeks of strength training. 12th Annual Congress of the ECSS, 11-14 July 2007, JyvÃ¤skylÃ¤, Finland