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.


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