How Does Being a Night Owl Affect Your Weight?

 

I'm a night owl, and I usually get a second wind late at night. How does being an early riser versus a night owl affect your weight? While night owls like me do tend to eat more calories, sugar, and fat in the evenings, late risers aren't automatically destined for weight-loss failure. You can make a few easy changes to make your night owl status work for you. Wondering how I stay healthy late into the evenings?

 

How Does Being a Night Owl Affect Your Weight?

  

Are you a night owl or an early bird? A new study shows that your sleep schedule could impact your ability to maintain a healthy weight. A night owl myself, I share a few simple tips for late risers in my Weight Watchers.com blog post. 

   

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Amy's Recipe of the Week: Simple Balsamic Grilled Peaches

 

 

Healthy dessert doesn't get any easier than than this! You'll only need two ingredients and less than 10 minutes to make these delicious Simple Grilled Balsamic Peaches. (Looking for more healthy recipes? I've got plenty for you!)

  

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How to Cook with Fresh Cherries

  

Cherries are in season! Learn more about the varieties you'll find at the market, and get a few simple tips for cooking with this delicious (and antioxidant-rich) fruit! Plus, try my Protein-Rich Cherry French Toast, which can be made with fresh or frozen cherries.

 

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What are your thoughts on this topic? Are you a night owl or an early bird?

 

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Amy Gorin

is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist,  media personality, and writer in the NYC area.