Weight loss program is not just a matter of choosing healthy foods and low in calories but also eating the right time. Despite being on a diet, do not make it a habit to forget the lunch hour because it can actually make your weight go down hard.
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Tufts University, and the University of Murcia, Spain, found that eating on time can help reduce weight in 20-week diet period than it likes to eat late.
The research tested 420 people who are overweight in Spain. Their primary feeding schedule during these respondents .The mengasup same number of calories, have the same sleep habits, and levels of the hunger hormone, ghrelin and leptin same.
The participants were divided into two major groups. The first group will have lunch before 15:00 and the second group ate the after hours. After 20 weeks, the researchers compared the amount of weight loss between the two groups. Apparently, the first group lost more weight than the second. In addition, both groups weight loss occurs more slowly.
Please note that lunch intake in Spain about 40 percent of the average daily calorie intake of Caucasians. For Americans, serving lunch calories Spaniards equivalent portion of their dinner.
Several previous studies also showed almost the same conclusion, ie, missed meals makes it difficult weight down. This is because often a person's hunger makes it more difficult to focus more nutritious food choices. Hunger tends to make a person take whatever food is in plain sight.
People who often stay up also tend to be more obese. This is because after dinner they usually will still eat at night. Meanwhile, people who often skip breakfast or eating too little in the morning tend to eat more during the day.
Diet company, Forza Supplements, conducted a survey of 1,000 dieters eating the proper hour. The results showed that the most appropriate breakfast time is not long after 07.00 AM. Lunch is ideally between the hours of 12:30 to 13:00. While dinner is around 18:30.