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04. 05. 2018

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Skipping Dinner Weight Loss

It has now been proven that meal-timing strategies can increase fat/protein burning and reduce hunger. By eating the last meal of the day midafternoon and then undergoing an 18-hour fasting cycle, appetite levels are evened out and maximal fat is burned.  Because the body works off of an internal clock, metabolism functions at its maximum capacity earlier in the day. The following study monitored 11 overweight men & women over the course of 4 days, eating between the hours of 8am – 2pm only.  Findings included better fat and protein oxidation, improved hunger swings, extra energy and enhanced respiratory quotient.  Additional research on this topic will allow doctors to better treat and even prevent obesity in the future. Please click here to read the full article.

 

Source:

Obesity Society. (2016, November 3). Eating dinner early, or skipping dinner altogether, may be effective in fighting body fat. ScienceDaily.

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