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4 Reasons To Eat More Calories (and Carbs) At Night | LIVESTRONG.COM

August 31, 2012

Ancient man spent his days tracking, hunting, and gathering food, and his evenings relaxing and feasting on whatever he’d caught. Instead of going against evolution, why not spend your days “hunting” – in the form of work and training – and eat the majority of your calories at night in order to refuel, recover, and prepare for the next day’s battles?

But won’t all of those nighttime carbs make you fat? Not according to a 2011 study from the Obesity (Silver Spring) Journal, that compared a feast-style dinner pattern with a more conventional dietary approach. The study found that the experimental group, which ate most of its carbs at dinner, experienced greater weight loss and sharper reductions in abdominal circumference and body fat than the more conventional control group.

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