Posts Tagged ‘circadian clock’

Do Morning People Have More Healthful Meals?

February 24, 2017 — Morning meals have a way of creeping into our reflections on healthy dietary patterns. Questions about breakfast’s effect on weight, which plagued us for years, have mostly been settled. Skipping breakfast  won’t make you fat. But now along comes a study in the March issue of Obesity that raises a new question. Do morning people have […]

Circadian Clock Influences Diabetes and Obesity

April 11, 2013 — Three recent publications are shedding light on how the circadian clock can influence the development of diabetes and obesity. A circadian clock is a biochemical mechanism that fluctuates within a period of 24 hours, coordinated with the day-night cycle. Studies in both mice and men have found a link between the operation of the biological […]