Don’t feel so guilty about af­ter­noon treat

Mercury (Hobart) - - NEWSFRONT -

PEO­PLE who re­ward them­selves with a sweet treat when they get home from work can feel a lit­tle less guilty with a study show­ing early evening is when we burn the most calo­ries. For those who keep a reg­u­lar sched­ule, their metabolic rate is high­est from late af­ter­noon on­ward and they burn off an ex­tra five calo­ries an hour.

A study of 10 sub­jects found that no mat­ter what time peo­ple ate or slept, more calo­ries were burned at this time.

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