When should I eat my main meal?

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1. Breakfast, lunch or dinner?

Do you always eat your biggest meal of the day in the evening? Could it be affecting your health?

Research suggests that eating a light dinner could help you lose weight and lower your blood sugar and cholesterol. Eating a meal just before bed has the opposite effect, University of Surrey researchers have found.

So should you consume more calories at breakfast or lunch so your metabolism is more efficient? Or consume all your calories over a restricted time period each day when your body is prepared to deal with them so your body has more time to break down fats before rest?

2. Take the test

Answer 12 quick questions to see whether you should eat more in the morning, at lunch or all your calories in an eight-hour period.

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