Skip Late Night Snacks


Weight gain and obesity has been described as an epidemic and a complex problem around the world. Previous research has linked poor diet (using snacks as a case study) to weight gain and high body fat, and eating later in the day has also been described as a risk factor for weight gain; however, the impact of an individual’s body clock, independent of the time of day of food consumption, has not been explored. In a recent study published online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) on September…

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Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death


Drinking four cups of coffee each day can be part of a healthy diet in healthy people, new research suggests. Higher coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of death, according to research presented today at ESC Congress. The observational study in nearly 20,000 participants suggests that coffee can be part of a healthy diet in healthy people. “Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages around the world,” said Dr Adela Navarro, a cardiologist at Hospital de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. “Previous studies have suggested that drinking it…

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