Here's When To Eat Your Meals For Good Health and Long Life!

We have been skipping breakfast and splurging on so-called healthy snacks for so long these days, without being aware of it’s varied side effects.

Here's When To Eat Your Meals For Good Health and Long Life!

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It’s time we learnt how to eat our meals at regular intervals so that we can lead a healthy and long life! Here’s the simplified version,

Here's When To Eat Your Meals For Good Health and Long Life!

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Breakfast:

  • Eat within 30 minutes of waking up.
  • The ideal time to have breakfast is 7 am.
  •  Do not delay breakfast later than 10 am.
  •  Make sure you include protein in your meal.

Here's When To Eat Your Meals For Good Health and Long Life!

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Lunch:

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  • The ideal time to have lunch is 12.45 pm.
  • Try and keep a gap of 4 hours between breakfast and lunch.
  • Do not delay lunch later than 4 pm.

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Dinner:

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  • The ideal time to have dinner is before 7 pm.
  • You should keep a gap of 3 hours between dinner and bedtime.
  •  Do not delay dinner later than 10 pm.
  • Eating close to bedtime can interfere with your quality of sleep.

Here's When To Eat Your Meals For Good Health and Long Life!

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Pre-workout snack:

  • Never workout on empty stomach, especially if you’re weight training.
  •  The ideal time for your pre-workout snack is 2 hours before your workout.
  •  The right pre-workout meal is largely protein-based, so opt for something like a sandwich (with chicken, tuna etc), a protein shake, a scrambled egg with whole wheat bread or a peanut butter sandwich.

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It’s never too late to start eating healthy as they say- A stitch in time saves nine!

This article was originally published on Times of India.

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