DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS: UP AT NIGHT, UP IN WEIGHT?

It has long been known that shift workers have higher rates of obesity and diabetes.  Reproachers recently asked why this is.  It turns out that lack of sleep alone increases a person’s weight. We are learning that it matters not only what you eat (carbohydrates vs fats vs proteins) but also when you eat.  Take a look at this article in Nutrition action that suggests those of us up at night eat more than those with routine sleep habits.

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