Is Eating Late At Night Really That Bad For You?

When do you eat your biggest meal of the day? Here’s why the time you eat should be dependent on more than just hunger.

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Why Researchers Say Eating Late At Night Is An Especially Bad Idea
http://www.vox.com/2016/2/17/11034546/eating-late-night-bad-diet
“Researchers are finding that eating late at night seems to be particularly bad for your health, especially when it comes to weight control and diabetes.
For one 2009 paper published in the journal Obesity, researchers took mice, which are normally nocturnal, and split them into two groups. One group ate a high-fat diet during the night (as they normally would), and the second group were fed during the day (overturning their usual eating and sleeping habits).”

Is A Calorie A Calorie?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/is-a-calorie-a-calorie.html
“Ever since the 19th century, nutritionists and the general public have accepted the “calorie” as the unit of choice for describing the energy content of food. Yet some scientists still debate whether all food calories are the same.”

The Myth Of The Eight Hour Sleep
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-16964783
“We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night – but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural.”

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