Is it better to eat late or early?
A new study published in the International Journal of Obesity builds on previous studies that suggest it’s best not to eat too many calories late in the day.
The Spanish study finds that dieters who ate their main meal before 3 p.m.
lost significantly more weight than those who ate later in the day..
Is it better to eat a lot in the morning or at night?
Eating breakfast helps reduce blood sugar spikes throughout the day and keeps your hunger hormones in check. And eating more in the morning and at lunch means you have a better chance of using that fuel as energy compared to eating the bulk of your food at night.
What are the best times to eat for weight loss?
Some studies show that eating the largest meal of the day later in the evening, instead of during the day, increases cardiometabolic risk factors. Timing meals and snacks to fit within 10-12 hours, such as between 6am and 6pm, may help promote weight loss as well as decrease cardiovascular risk.
What is the best time to eat dinner?
It’s better to get stuck into your lunch sooner rather than later between 12.30pm and 1pm, with 12.38pm the best time. And when it comes to dinner, the later you leave it the worse it can be for your diet – the optimum time for dinner is between 6pm and 6.30pm, 6.14pm preferably.