Is eating late in the day bad for weight loss?

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Obi Obadike
Fitness
It doesn’t matter what time of the day you eat for weight loss. Whether most of your 1,500 calories are consumed in the morning or early afternoon time or if the majority of the 1,500 calories are consumed late afternoon to late night. Your digestive system will digest food the same way and it will not affect your  resting metabolic rate (RMR) either way. So if you are eating five hours before going to bed or eating most of your food the first six hours of the day, your metabolism is not affected.

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