Prolonged, Controlled Daytime versus Delayed Eating Impacts Weight and Metabolism

Kelly C. Allison, Christina M. Hopkins, Madelyn Ruggieri, Andrea M. Spaeth, Rexford S. Ahima, Zhe Zhang, Deanne M. Taylor, Namni Goel

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Allison et al. demonstrate that consuming meals earlier in the day promotes a healthier metabolic profile and weight than eating later in the day. This suggests that curtailing eating in the evening is a helpful strategy for managing cardiometabolic health and weight.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)650-657.e3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 8 2021


  • circadian rhythms
  • metabolism
  • nighttime eating
  • time restricted feeding
  • timed eating
  • weight

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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