Timing of food intake predicts weight loss effectiveness

  title={Timing of food intake predicts weight loss effectiveness},
  author={Marta Garaulet and Purificaci{\'o}n G{\'o}mez-Abell{\'a}n and Juan Jos{\'e} Alburquerque-B{\'e}jar and Y-C Lee and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s and Frank A J L Scheer},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
Background:There is emerging literature demonstrating a relationship between the timing of feeding and weight regulation in animals. However, whether the timing of food intake influences the success of a weight-loss diet in humans is unknown.Objective:To evaluate the role of food timing in weight-loss effectiveness in a sample of 420 individuals who followed a 20-week weight-loss treatment.Methods:Participants (49.5% female subjects; age (mean±s.d.): 42±11 years; BMI: 31.4±5.4 kg m−2) were… CONTINUE READING


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