Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 19 May 2016 Is your life controlled by a clock? If you believe that your life is controlled by a body clock, think again. It’s run not by one, but by thousands, maybe millions, of such clocks, which manage everything from organs like the heart and the liver to a myriad of bodily functions. In 1986 a French nutritionist developed a system of ‘chrononutrition’, which involves eating foods at those times of the day during which they are most useful to different parts of the body. It prioritises breakfast and lunch while advocating small, light dinners. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Type 1 diabetes linked to coeliac disease Medical 30 000 lives could be saved with this vaccine Medical ‘Palliative care gave me hope when there was none’ Lifestyle What you need to know about the connection between cellulite and weight loss News SEE: 8 trauma facts you should know Medical 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Cracked rib? » Here's why coughing can be good for you SEE: How long should a cough last? 7 ways coughing can injure your body The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent! Heart health » Can you reverse your heart's age? Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution You're not too young to have a heart attack How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?