Later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body mass index

On September 25, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Weight gain and obesity has been described as an epidemic and a complex problem in the United States. Previous research has linked poor diet 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…

Later meal times can promote weight gain and upset metabolism

On June 7, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

For the first time, researchers offer experimental evidence that, compared with eating earlier in the day, a pattern of later meal times can promote weight gain and has an unfavorable impact on energy metabolism and hormonal markers that are linked to health problems such as diabetes and heart disease. A…

Going to bed later on weekends may harm your health

On June 5, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

“Social jet lag” is a term that describes what happens when people go to sleep and wake up later on weekends than they do during the week. A new study assesses the impact of social jet lag on overall health. New research suggests that going to bed and waking up…

Poor sleep can damage brain health in later life

On January 11, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Experts have found that in order to maintain a healthy brain and stay mentally sharp, we must make it a priority to get the required amount of sleep in later life. What happens to our sleep as we age The new report into sleep in…

Poor work-life balance leads to poor health later in life

On October 29, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Due to the increasing pressure of modern life and despite the adverse effects it has on our health, we tend to get less sleep and work more. A new study shows that a poor work-life balance in midlife may have negative consequences decades later. Too much work has adverse health…

Lack of Sleep Increases a Child's Risk for Emotional Disorders Later

On July 22, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

When asked how lack of sleep affects emotions, common responses are usually grumpy, foggy and short-tempered. While many jokes are made about how sleep deprivation turns the nicest of people into a Jekyll and Hyde, not getting enough shut-eye can lead to far more serious consequences than irritability, difficulty…

Later bedtimes linked to greater weight gain

On October 2, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

For many people, adolescence and early adulthood is a period filled with late nights and partying. But a new study suggests these late nights may have negative implications for weight management. Researchers say later bedtimes in adolescence and young adulthood may lead to greater weight gain. Published in…