For years I’ve paid zero attention to those silly little rules saying you can’t eat after 7 pm or cut out all carbohydrates at night. Now, granted, I think those rules serve a purpose, cutting people off from the chip bag during prime snacking time for instance. But, 7 pm isn’t the witching hour after which time every bite of carbohydrate you consume is automatically deposited to your belly. And, according to a recently published study, eating carbs at night may actually help you lose weight.
In this study 78 police officers with a BMI that puts them in the obese category (> 30 – not good for being able to quickly respond on duty) were put on a low calorie diet with carbs mostly in the evening