Why Bodies Store Fat When We Eat at Night, Vanderbilt University Study
2/22/2013 7:20:08 AM
Insulin activity is controlled by the body’s circadian clock, which helps explain why not only what you eat, but when you eat, matters. A new study published in the journal Current Biology is the first to definitively show the connection between our circadian rhythm and insulin activity. The findings suggest that a disruption in that rhythm can lead to obesity and increase the risk for diabetes and heart disease.