Time snacks to stay trim
PEOPLE who reward themselves with a sneaky treat or a glass of wine after work can relax and feel a little less guilty.
A study has found early evening is when we burn the most kilojoules and our bodies can best cope with small treats.
For those who keep a regular schedule, their metabolic rate is highest from late afternoon onward and they burn off an extra 21 kilojoules an hour, or about half a gram of fat.
Researchers also found people burned fewest kilojoules between 4am and 6am. The findings were published in the journal Current Biology,