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Nighttime snacking best bets


Last updated 5/28/2019 at 8:40am

For a healthy nighttime snack, choose a food that is high in protein, fiber or healthy fats, like yogurt and fresh fruit.

FALLBROOK – Calorie-conscious individuals may wonder if eating at night or after a certain time can derail their diets and fitness regimens. The jury is still out on whether eating at night can pack on the pounds or not, with various health recommendations contradicting one another. However, if one does choose to snack at night, there may be a smart way to do so.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Weight Control Information Network said that a calorie is a calorie no matter when it is consumed. That means it doesn't matter if calories are consumed in the morning, afternoon or evening. I...

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