Member Question: Late Night Eating

author : mrakes1
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Provide your body with a wholesome and nutritious meal and keep healthy, low-calorie evening snacks available for after dinner.

Member Question:
I'm trying to gain some lean muscle mass while losing fat. I am hungry before I go to bed and I like to have a snack, but I heard that I should limit carbs before bedtime. Any thoughts/ideas?

Answer:
If you are starving after work and you could easily inhale everything inside the refrigerator, you may be prone to an over-consumption of food in the late night hours. In other words, you could probably eat more calories after you arrive home from work than the amount of calories you consume during the day.


You are told to eat frequently throughout the day, and it isn’t breaking news that eating more snacks and smaller meals will encourage weight loss by stabilizing blood sugar levels and increasing metabolism. As for the evening hours, you have probably questioned the myth that you should not eat after 6 or 7 p. [.....]

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date: March 17, 2008

mrakes1

Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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