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09 October 2017

To avoid getting sunburned this summer, you may want to avoid midnight snacking.

If you want to avoid getting sunburned this summer, you may want to avoid midnight snacking. US researchers have discovered that eating at unusual times causes disruptions to the skin’s natural body clock, reducing the effectiveness of an enzyme that protects us against the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation. The scientists believe that eating late at night may make us more prone to getting burned in the next day’s sun, along with exposing us to detrimental long-term consequences such as skin aging and skin cancer.

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