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Old 01-24-2011, 04:53 AM   #22 (permalink)
williamscouple
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Originally Posted by mecompco View Post
The studies I've read recently say that the time of day has no bearing on how the body burns calories.

If you figure the snacks into your calorie plan, I don't see a problem with them. I generally finish my relatively large supper (7-800 cals) within 2-3 hours of bedtime. So, I don't get a chance to get hungry again.

You could also go to bed earlier, if that is a "danger time" for you (as it is for me). Other studies have show that those who get more sleep tend to lose weight faster (somewhat counterintuitive, I know).

If you're not losing, you may need to rethink your calorie intake level, perhaps weigh/measure your portions for a while and/or bump up your activity level.

Let us know how things go.

Regards,
Michael
Well, My calories are already low (1000-1200) with the snacks, so going lower not an option. I could increase the exercise though.
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