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Women Should Eat Most Calories Early in the Day For a Healthy Heart

Women Should Eat Most Calories Early in the Day For a Healthy Heart

By Stacey Feintuch

Created: 11/14/2019
Last Updated: 11/14/2019

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For a healthy heart, women should consume most of their calories before 6 p.m., a new study suggests. Researchers at Columbia University in New York City found heart disease risk factors worsened when a large proportion of daily calories were consumed after 6 p.m., and even more so after 8 p.m., according to a report presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019. Specifically, women who ate more of their daily calories in the evening were more likely to have higher blood pressure, higher body mass index and poorer long-term blood sugar control. What's your heart disease risk?

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