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Don't eat after 7pm

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Definition

Don’t eat after 7pm at night

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How to Do It

Plan your meals so you are not eating, or not consuming drinks with calories, after 7pm in the evening.

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Benefits

Weight loss [1], [2], [3], [4]

Better sleep [5], [6]

More energy and focus [1]

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Time Commitment

7pm until you wake up the next day

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Why it works

  • Can decrease caloric intake [1], [2], [4]
  • Decreases the risk of over-eating at night.[1], [2], [4]
  • Decrease mindless snacking [1], [2]
  • Intermittent fasting has a wide range of potential mechanisms for health including:
    • causing an immune response that repairs cells, and causes positive metabolic changes such as reduced blood pressure and blood glucose [1], [3], [4]
    • modifying gut microbiome [1]
    • affect signaling pathways to enhance mitochondrial health, DNA repair, and metabolic health [3], [4]
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Suggested Frequency

Daily

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Side Effects

Fasting, or restricting eating times needs to be planned well to avoid:

  • Hunger
  • Protein deficiency
  • Reduced gut microbiome diversity
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Gurus/Celebrities/Doing it

Justin Theroux

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Suggested Time of Day

Eating happens between a window of 6am (or whenever you wake up) through until 7pm. No food or calorific drinks are consumed after 7pm.

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Notes

  • This should not be attempted if there is a history of eating disorders. 
  • May not be appropriate for those working shift-hours.
  • Planning is important
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 Health  AntiAging  Sleep  Fitness  Energy
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