Use Your Circadian Rhythm to Manage Your Weight

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With the recent public interest in Intermittent Fasting and Timed Restricted Eating for weight loss, nutrition researchers are turning their attention to the effects of eating at different times of the day.

Published on Taffeta.com February 13, 2020

If you are looking to shed a few extra pounds, you may want to keep an eye on the clock.

With the recent public interest in Intermittent Fasting and Timed Restricted Eating for weight loss, nutrition researchers are turning their attention to the effects of eating at different times of the day.

It was long thought that people who snacked at night were overeaters, taking in more calories overall than people who quit eating after supper, but that’s not the whole picture. People who stop eating earlier in the day lose more weight than late eaters, even when consuming the same number of calories.

Numerous studies comparing weight loss in groups of people eating the exact same meals, with no difference in physical activity, have demonstrated that the group eating earlier in the day lost more weight than the group eating the same food in the evening.

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