Infignos Media -- buyersUSA Consulting
NOW PLAYING
15 Radio Streams
Click Here
TMS Wellness Institute
Advertise Here

From Entertainment and Media - Lifestyle / Society

Brought to you by Walmart Super Center

Save Money, Live Better! Walmart! WDNG is proud to give away a delicious birthday cake from the Oxford Walmart bakery in our weekly birthday club drawing. www.walmart.com

Body Image



Eat Carbs at Night to Get a Flat Stomach?

Mon, 2 Apr 2012 14:52:42 EST

Eat carbs at night if you want to get a flat stomach?  That has always been a no no in dieting circles.   In fact, pretty much eating anything after dinner has been frowned upon.

However, a new study published in Obesity contradicts the "no eating carbs at night" idea when it comes to losing weight and flattening your stomach.  The study followed 78 police obese police officers over a 6 month period.  They were randomly assigned to one of two different diets.

The nutrient breakdown was the same for each diet (approximately 45 to 50% carbohydrates, 20 percent protein and 30 to 35% fat) as well as the same number of calories daily (1,300 to 1,500 calories).

There was one distinct difference between the two groups.  One would eat their carbs steadily throughout the day while the other group would be eating carbs at night.  They wouldn't just eat carbs at night, they would eat the majority of their carbohydrates during dinner.

As Gregg Gillies, author of Secret Abs Manifesto and founder of the Body Transformation Blackbook blog discusses in that report in more detail: 'One reason for these results could be the changes in leptin secretion.  Basically leptin is a protein secreted by your fat cells that helps to regulate appetite.  Turning on leptin (which could happen with the carbs at night group) can decrease appetite.'

The "eating carbs at night" group lost more weight (11.6 vs. 9.06 kg) and  also had lower hunger scores as well as greater improvements in fasting glucose, average daily insulin concentrations, and insulin-resistance.

There were many other benefits from the eating carbs at night group such as lower levels of various inflammation markers, improved lipid profile, etc.

To learn more about the study and how it can help you get a flat stomach, read  Eating Carbs at Night to Lose Your Belly Fat.


Source: WebWire



From Our Blogs

$17.33 Per Hour = Happiness?

New Research Shows Happiness Doesn't Increase over $69,300 in Alabama

Help Kids Stay Organized for a Fresh Start this School Year

By studying smarter, staying organized and keeping motivated, students can learn to juggle it all.

Quick and Tasty Lunch Ideas to Take to Work

Find yourself other quick and tasty lunch ideas that are satisfying and have nutritional value.

National Curb Appeal Month: Tips to Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior

August marks the first National Curb Appeal Month


Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Our Website Sponsors

TransformationSolutions.com

Stop smoking, lose weight, and even improve your golf score. For our free consultation call 256-237.8049 or visit us on the web at transformationsolutions.com

Buyer's Edge Realty

Annie Brunson, Buyer’s Edge Realty: A long record of successfully guiding buyers and sellers through all aspects of real estate.

Oxford Carpets Coldwater

A new depth of 1st quality luxury for your family at frugal prices! Always 50% less than our local competitors! Call Oxford Carpets Coldwater at 256-835-2155

LaMar's Donuts

Our donuts are the ultimate indulgence. Visit us at our 1781 Hamric Drive E. location in Oxford. Call 256-832-4353.

TCBY Yogurt

The country's best yogurt. Softserve, hand scooped, smoothies, cakes, pies, and specialty items. There's nothing like a specialty ice cream cake for your next special occasion! Visit or Anniston location at 1903 Quintard Avenue. 256-238-8229.