Research published in the journal Cell Metabolism on Thursday suggests that eating only during a 10-hour window every day (for example, 8 am to 6 pm, or 10 am to 8 pm) is ideal for overall health. This is slightly less time than the typical 14 to 15 hour spread that people tend to spend eating throughout the day.
“We thought a 10-hour eating window was very doable for most people,” lead study author and UC San Diego cardiologist Pam Taub told Insider. “And the results are pretty amazing, in terms of reduction in weight, reduction in bad cholesterol, reduction in blood pressure.”
For the study, researchers focused on a small group of 19 overweight adults with metabolic syndrome issues like high blood pressure, excess belly fat, and high cholesterol, who were on some medications for those conditions.
Excerpted from Insider