WEIGHT LOSS

7 Reasons You May Weigh Too Much - Reason 5

By Temma Ehrenfeld @temmaehrenfeld
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August 30, 2015

You eat at night.

You eat at night. The problem isn’t that calories later at night “go right to fat,” as people often say. But we seem to get less of a mental boost from late-night consumption and eat more to compensate. In one study, night eaters ate about 300 more calories each day. Three years later, they had gained 14 pounds, on average, compared to only 4 pounds among people who didn’t eat near bedtime.

 

 

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Updated:  

April 09, 2020

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN