Study: Circadian system stimulates appetite at night

05/2/2013 | Newstrack India

The body's internal clock boosts late-night hunger as well as appetite for certain foods at certain times, according to a study in the journal Obesity. The study of healthy, non-obese adults' food preferences and appetites found that participants were most hungry at 8 p.m. and least hungry at 8 a.m. Artificial light allows people to stay awake late into the evening, when the body is naturally hungry for high-calorie foods, contributing to weight gain, lead author Steven Shea said.

View Full Article in:

Newstrack India

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Content Design Manager, Science
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Math Specialist
PCG Education
Richmond, VA
Sr. Technical Product Manager
NWEA
Portland, OR
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Production Manager, Education and Leadership
Asia Society
New York, NY