Healthy eating is about eating smart. This way it should can have a big effect on your energy levels and be happier. Don’t forget, you are the best expert on how your body looks and feels!
“You are what you eat,” is often said, but more and more research indicates that when you eat is a major player in your health game. “Many people have a fairly good idea about what to eat, but are really missing the mark on when to have it, which is critical when you’re trying to lose weight or just make healthy choices,” says Torey Jones Armul, RDN, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. How can smart meal timing improve your health? Let us count the ways…
It Can Help You Lose Weight
You may have heard some variation on this phrase: “Eat breakfast like a queen, lunch like a princess and dinner like a pauper.” New research says that’s good advice. In a recent study, researchers examined the weight loss efforts of 420 women and men over five months. They found that people who ate the majority of their calories before 3 p.m. not only lost weight faster, but lost more weight overall (about 22 percent more!) than those who noshed later in the day. ”
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