January 31, 2013
Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, was interviewed by Reuters Health this week, on a new Spanish study showing that dieters lose more weight when they eat earlier in the day.
Dr. Ma said people who eat later may have extra food in their stomach when they go to sleep, and that may mean more of it is turned into fat.
"Have a good breakfast and a good lunch, and at dinner, people should eat lightly," Ma told Reuters.
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