How important is the time of day that you eat your meals? As it turns out, it’s really important. I’ll share several strategies to help you attain better health.
- Evidence shows that calories are burned differently when they are consumed at breakfast or late at night; breakfast is better
- More energy is stored, and less fat is burned when you eat a late-night snack, which contributes to weight management challenges
- Several factors contribute to weight loss, and being within normal weight doesn’t necessarily mean you’re healthy
- The terms “metabolically obese normal-weight” and “skinny-fat” describe individuals who are normal weight, but whose bodies operate as though they were metabolically fat
- A combination of cyclical ketosis with intermittent fasting helps support mitochondrial health and lowers your risk of several chronic diseases
It’s important to not only pay attention to what you eat, but also when you eat. In past years, experts have made numerous dietary recommendations, including eating three full meals a day, grazing throughout the day, eating a high-protein snack at night and following a low-fat diet. Despite changing recommendations, the number of overweight and obese individuals continues to climb.
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