Is it really unhealthy to eat after 7 p.m.?

[WCCO-TV, November 19, 2019] Families rushing from work and school to games and band concerts can find it hard to sit down for dinner. Sometimes that means eating dinner later at night. But is it really unhealthy to eat after 7 p.m.?

“I would say it depends,” said registered dietitian Liz Vander Laan with Allina Health. “I don’t think 7 p.m. is hard-and-fast rule.”

She says when a person eats can depend on their schedule. For example, she sees patients who do shift work and return home late at night after only eating breakfast and lunch.

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