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Nutrition And You!

Count calories but also watch the clock

Adapted from the Nutrition And You! blog at Boston.com

There may be something to the old adage to eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper when it comes to better managing your weight, according to a study published in the journal Obesity. Researchers at Tel Aviv University studied how changing the timing of meals by switching between a high calorie breakfast and a high calorie dinner, but keeping the total daily calories the same, would impact weight loss.

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