Maybe there’s a reason owls aren’t exactly the slimmest birds out there – going to bed late can WRECK your waistline, a study finds.
Basically, if you have any form of life, you’re probably going to bed too late.
People who go to bed after 11pm are more likely to binge on junk food and alcohol, according to data from fitness tracker Jawbone.
On average, people who go to bed late consume an extra 220 calories per day.
The company based its findings on data collected from hundreds of thousands of Jawbone UP users – a fitness wristband which monitors exercise, sleep, and which allows users to enter details on the alcohol and food they consume.
Jawbone data scientist Kristin Aschbacher wrote: ‘Early birds tended to eat healthier foods on the whole.’
‘This builds on our previous findings that people log more meals high in fats and sugars late in the evening.’
‘We hope this paints a picture of what a good night’s sleep might do
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