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The times of day you burn the most calories

The biggest takeaway may be about the hours when we’re burning the least calories. (iStock) Some of your body’s functions run on autopilot. That includes burning calories. No matter whether we stay up all night or fall asleep at the dinner table, our bodies have an internal schedule that says to burn the most calories… Read More »

Hungry? Resting bodies burn more calories in late afternoon, early evening

In the name of biological science, it was a particularly big ask. Boston researchers kept seven people in windowless rooms for 37 days. No clocks, radios, televisions, phones or internet. Bedtimes were adjusted so that each night, participants went to sleep four hours later, throwing their body’s circadian rhythms so off balance the effect was… Read More »