Say no to late-night noshing
Oxygen|Fall 2020
Say no to late-night noshing
If your goal is fat loss, resist the siren song of your fridge after dark: According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, eating right before bed could negatively impact your metabolism.
Jessie R. Shafer

Study participants who ate dinner at 10 p.m. versus 6 p.m. had higher blood sugar levels and burned less fat — even though all participants went to bed at 11 p.m. and slept the same number of hours. Researchers believe that a few hours of movement — such as picking up around the house, doing dishes or folding laundry — between your last meal and bedtime can prevent any slowing of glucose assimilation and fat metabolism.

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