Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Wrong time to eat

Looks like eating time affects circadian rhythms.  Although the experiments were carried out on mice, eating when they were supposed to be sleeping prevented weight loss and increased sleep deprivation.  It may even affect lifespan.  If it applies to humans, it would mean that we should be eating only during daylight hours.  (One more thing that points to the “breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper” saying.)

The article below is from a scientist point of view, but the message is clear.

Study: Eating at ‘wrong time’ affects body weight, circadian rhythms

July 18, 2017 | UTSouthwestern Medical Center  Continue reading

August 5, 2017 Posted by | diet, health | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Exercise and longevity

From the Jan. 21, 2012 print edition of the Economist:

Exercise and longevity: Worth all the sweat

Just why exercise is so good for people is, at last, being understood

January 28, 2012 Posted by | health | , , , | Leave a comment