Eating late at night is not harmful to health: Study

One of the food instructions that we are often given is to avoid eating late at night if we want to

avoid complex health problems and weight gain.

But a new study has found that if you are going to eat breakfast a little late the next day, then there is no problem in eating a little late at night.

Tim Spector, a professor of genetic epidemiology at King’s College London, studied 80,000 people in the UK. In the study, they examined the different times of eating and the times in which people eat.

Preliminary results of the study (full results that will not be published until the end of this year) showed that some people may eat late until 9:30 pm while avoiding health and weight problems.

The main way to avoid a problem due to delay in dinner is to delay the next day’s breakfast (11:30 a.m. or later) in order to achieve a better metabolism agent and a 14-hour fasting period.

The study found that this period of fasting was effective for people at large, no matter how late they ate.

According to Professor Tim Spector, the idea of the benefits of eating dinner early is based on very few studies on young people, which did not include the duration of the fasting.

These studies showed very minor benefits of eating dinner early, so Professor Tim believes that these benefits have been exaggerated.

The study found that people who ate late at night but starved for 14 hours each day reported being more energetic.



4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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