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Meal Timing and Metabolic Health

Eat the same number of calories for better metabolic health Hit a home run: Eat more calories earlier in the day by shifting your food intake from dinner to lunch and/or from lunch to breakfast. Also, shift your calories from sugars and starches to vegetables, fruits, beans, and nuts. You can improve your metabolic health…

Eat Better to Improve Your Metabolic Health

Limit carbohydrate intake Keep your blood glucose in a healthy range The medical establishment has long advocated a low-fat diet to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Yet, accumulating evidence supports limiting carbohydrate intake leads to equal or better results. Researchers at the University of Connecticut tested the idea that the biological markers of…

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting gains popularity Can it improve your health? Intermittent fasting includes several versions of time restricted eating, that is, confining food intake to part of a day (say, from 10 am to 6 pm) or to one or two days each week. Intermittent fasting appears to promote favorable responses of certain organ systems, especially…