According to a study by a group of experts from the American Heart Association, eating late at night can cause cardiovascular disease and diabetes because it causes changes in the biological rhythm of the body Site of LiveScience.
The experts decided to study the relationship between the development of diseases such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension and time of consumption. They trusted the results of the medical examinations of more than 12.7 thousand people in Latin America between 18 and 76 years.
The researchers found that people who ate one third or more of meals after 6 at night had a high level of sugar and insulin in their blood, as well as blood pressure compared to those who ate meals before 6 at night. It was found that those who ate late meals increased the risk of diabetes by 19% and high blood pressure by 23% compared to others.
According to senior researcher Noor Makarem, this phenomenon can be explained as a result of the interruption of the biological rhythm of the body due to abnormal lifestyle, which in turn causes problems in metabolism and increases the risk of chronic diseases.
Experts have warned before eating directly before sleep because it is very harmful and aggravates chronic diseases and obesity and stimulates cancer.