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Dont Eat Late

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It's best to not eat past 6-7 p.m.

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  • It truly isn't when you eat, but what and how much, many of us don't live a lifestyle where we can be home to eat at the "normal" dinner time. I manitained my program with a life style of being at the gym by 5:AM work at 7:AM a 10 hour day with a lunch hour, had me leaving the office at 6:PM. Many evening I eat dinner with the late news, but as I said it is what you eat, and how you work the program. I lost 50 pounds eating 6 meals a day. If at the end of the day, I was under my calorie count I would eat before bed, learned the hard way that not getting enough calories also makes you gain weight. On Sparks, there is much good advice on this topic. - by ZAHNASGRANDMA
  • there is even a question about this in spark trivia and the answer is that is does not matter.. you are going to metabolize the food after seven the same way you do during the day... just make smart food choices, nothing heavy... some folks have no choice but to eat late due to life/work - by USMAWIFE
  • TOMGIRL58
    I have come to the conclusion that how true this is. I ended up
    having a cup of hot coco and marshmallows last night and haven't log it yet and at the same time in the back of my mind I'm thinking you should set a time and not eat after that so I'm with you no more eating after 6-7 PM at night. - by TOMGIRL58
  • VURGO129
    Eating mini meals throughout the day keeps you from being hungry. I just started doing this and find it very effective. I eat every two hours starting from 6am to 6pm and keep my caloric intake between 1200 and 1400 daily. - by VURGO129
  • LOCK132
    Time is an issue at my home. Baseball and Soccer for the kids keep us busy. Dinner is always late. - by LOCK132
  • It's better to have a snack, then none at all. High blood glucose can wake you up to urinate, while low blood glucose can wake you with hunger. Have a 2 ounces protein snack with a low carb, that will stablize blood sugar. - by SUNSHINE6442
  • Not possible - After commuting, I get home at 6:15 p.m. then the gym, then dinner. - by BYEFATNANNY

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