Ideally you should feel fairly hungry before you eat (i.e., 7 on a hunger scale of 1 to 10) and about 80% full after you eat (i.e., 2 or 3 on a hunger scale of 1 to 10). It is generally recommended you should eat some food every three to four hours to keep your blood sugar level fairly steady. Maintaining a steady blood sugar level is important since a low blood sugar level encourages a ravenous appetite and tends to lead to overeating.
Everything you need to know including recommended exercises and healthy foods to eat to get in better shape is nicely summarized in this graphic:
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