Posts Tagged ‘meal timing’

Potatoes for Breakfast, Dark Vegetables for Supper?

March 17, 2022 — Should we be having potatoes for breakfast? An interesting new study this week adds to the evidence that when we eat different foods might matter for health outcomes as much as our choice of foods. Specifically, this research was an analysis of mortality in persons with diabetes based on NHANES data from 2003 to 2014. […]

Suddenly We’re Done with Time-Restricted Eating?

September 29, 2020 — The headlines paint a stark picture. Time-Restricted Eating Doesn’t Work for Weight Loss says the UCSF news story. Based solely on the the conclusions of this one study, we should get over it. Time-restricted eating offers no advantages for weight loss. This new, well-controlled study in JAMA Internal Medicine says so. Suddenly the benefits of […]

Study Versus Headlines at Breakfast

February 21, 2020 — Most often, when the media mangles science, the blame goes to the health reporter. Reporters either misinterpret the research or don’t think critically about how PR is spinning the results. But this week, we have an exceptional case of a top-tier journal publishing conclusions to a study that the data simply do not support. The […]

Smarter Meal Timing for Better Metabolic Function?

December 6, 2019 — Sizzle and substance mingle in a pair of recent publications about meal timing and metabolic function. This is definitely a hot topic. People packed into the session on this subject at ObesityWeek. You can also see interest growing in Google search volume. But, as these two papers illustrate, we should read with caution. An RCT […]

Why Eating Early Can Give You a Metabolic Edge

July 26, 2019 — It’s no guarantee. But with all else being equal, you may find that you have a certain metabolic edge if most of the food you eat comes earlier in the day. New research published by Eric Ravussin and colleagues in Obesity tells us why. Eating early in the day seems to help with hunger. In […]

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 […]

When’s Mealtime?

October 24, 2014 — Mealtime matters. It matters to people with grumbling stomachs, as well as this pup, but it also matters for regulation of your body weight. A new study in the International Journal of Obesity finds that the timing of a meal can have a big effect on your metabolism and thus potentially on your weight. In […]