Our bodies burn calories differently depending on the circadian rhythm
How many calories you burn depends on the time of day - science news headlines in short

A new study reports a surprising fact: the number of calories burnt while at rest varies with the time of day. According to the research, people burn more calories in the late afternoon and early evening.

This explains why irregular eating and sleeping make people more prone to gaining weight. To reach this conclusion researchers studied people in a special lab where they could not tell what time it was outside.

So, it is not only what we eat that is important but is also when we eat! Researchers advised for regularity in eating and sleeping patterns to promote good health. Next, they plan to look at how appetite and the body's response to food varies with the time of day.

Read the full story: Medicalxpress
Scientific publication: Current Biology