Can eating once a day cause digestive issues?

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I eat once daily in second part of the day to control weight for last 4 month or so. I started experiencing heartburn recently and wondering if this setup can cause it. The reason I eat once daily is because it's easier to control calorie intake this way and I assumed our ancestors and animals as a whole is also having this pattern of meal consumption which consists of long delays between big meals.

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    Generally the less you eat the better when it comes to heartburn. I used to fast 6 days a week and eat whatever I wanted on the 7th day. Not only did I lose a lot of weight, I actually felt good digestion wise, it was the best my stomach had felt in a long time. Sometimes heartburn can be connected to lack of bile. The gall bladder opens and shuts, releasing small amounts of bile every time we eat, if eating only once a day, it will probably only be opening the once to release bile, I’m just about to fast again, but my worry is that I won’t be releasing bile, hence there’s always a risk of gall bladder stones. Strangely enough, one of my reasons for fasting is because I’m suffering from debilitating heartburn that’s driving me crazy. 
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      I just drink filtered water daily and on the 7th day I eat whatever I fancy. It suits me, but I wouldn’t recommend to others, everyone’s different. My stomach feels great doing this. 
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    I agree with Gillian it should not bcs u not putting toxins in ur body if u eat once a day but not too much at one time either
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