Tag Archives: Metabolism

Belly fat linked to higher risk of premature death, regardless of your weight

‘Apple shaped’ people store more fat in their abdomen, while ‘pear shaped’ people store it in their lower body. Red Confidential/ Shutterstock

‘Apple shaped’ people store more fat in their abdomen, while ‘pear shaped’ people store it in their lower body. Red Confidential/ Shutterstock Rebecca Dumbell, Nottingham Trent University It’s well known that carrying extra fat around your waist can be harmful to your health, bringing greater risk of developing illnesses such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. But a recent …

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Is body weight affected by when you eat? Here’s what science knows so far

Changes to our circadian rhythm can impact our physical and mental health. Olga Miltsova/ Shutterstock

Changes to our circadian rhythm can impact our physical and mental health. Olga Miltsova/ Shutterstock Alex Johnstone, University of Aberdeen and Leonie Ruddick-Collins, University of Aberdeen Most diet and health advice is broadly based on the assumption that a calorie is a calorie (and it doesn’t matter when they’re consumed). But some research suggests that our bodies actually use calories …

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Is body weight affected by when you eat? Here’s what science knows so far

Changes to our circadian rhythm can impact our physical and mental health. Olga Miltsova/ Shutterstock

Changes to our circadian rhythm can impact our physical and mental health. Olga Miltsova/ Shutterstock Alex Johnstone, University of Aberdeen and Leonie Ruddick-Collins, University of Aberdeen Most diet and health advice is broadly based on the assumption that a calorie is a calorie (and it doesn’t matter when they’re consumed). But some research suggests that our bodies actually use calories …

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