SKIN ALERT

Women's Health (South Africa) - - DISCUSS -

En­joy a sneaky snack af­ter a big night out? A new study pub­lished in Cell Re­ports might make you shelve the mid­night pie stop – at least un­til the sun rises. The re­search found that eat­ing pri­mar­ily dur­ing the day could re­sult in less skin pig­men­ta­tion. Why? Our body clock gives us a 12-hour ideal win­dow in which to eat. Nosh­ing be­yond that throws off the work of an enzyme that pro­tects the skin against UV rays.

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