Late Night Snacking Myth Debunked

Debunked by LabShapers

Why do we still believe that late night eating is a bad thing? It’s not!

Still a common accepted myth that it’s better to eat earlier in the day and less at night; Feasting late can supposedly ruin your fat loss and add some extra layers of squish to your frame.

This myth is over 100 years old and based upon the “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a queen and dinner like a pauper” quote

In the meantime some decent research has been done!

Fattening after 6 PM

Nonsense, nonsense, nonsense! Your body does not shut down after 6PM, Furthermore the majority of calories burned originate from your basal metabolic function. aka keeping you alive.

During-the-day activity is just a very small portion of your total caloric needs

Please do show us conclusive and real scientific evidence to support the late night eating claim. There is none!

The opposite is true – Pubmed study

Greater weight loss and hormonal changes after 6 months diet with carbohydrates eaten mostly at dinner. Why is the late night snacking myth still around if there is evidence and solid proof showing the exact opposite..?

Hard to swallow

Understandable these facts might be hard to swallow for some that is, given everything we’ve heard about late night eating. But then again knowledge is power. Don’t believe us, experiment yourself and share your experience!

About the author

LabShapers

a group of science nerds, tired of being out of shape. We were bullied, made fun of, No more! We debarked on a journey. A journey of seeking the truth. Not as jocks, but as scientists. Learn from us and be amazed...

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