In the course of a 24-hour time period your prime fat burning opportunity is at night while you are sleeping but only if you allow it to happen. Of course you burn extra calories when you exercise or are physically active, but in terms of your basal metabolism of fat, nighttime rules!
You may have heard eating after 8 pm is bad for your health, especially if you are on a weight loss plan. But that isn't true, the fact is that you just have to know which foods to eat and which ones to avoid as the evening advances.
Here is a list of dos and don'ts before to help lose weight as well as for a good night sleep:However, try to eat dinner at least two hours before bed, and if you are one of those regular late-night snackers, try to finish it at least an hour before bed. This will help your body's natural sleeping metabolism to burn fat even while you are asleep. Moreover, this will also help avoid sleep disruption due to poor digestion or stomach issues.
Foods to eat: Eat whole natural foods that are high in vitamins and minerals and low in saturated fat, trans fat, …
Various nutrients taken before bed may enhance calorie burning as well as the overall repair response, as desired. While I do not consider this type of nutrition as a primary weight management strategy, it may help out a little bit. In my mind the main thing to notice is that you wake up feeling like you slept better, meaning that your muscles feel great and the sleep was more rejuvenating in nature. Nutrients do not replace the importance of exercise, but often enhance your recovery from exercise (which takes place during sleep).