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Daytime eating schedule found to help with weight management

Key clinical point: A daytime eating schedule is likely beneficial for weight management and metabolic health.

Major finding: Weight was decreased on the daytime vs. delayed eating schedule with Cohen’s d effect of 0.57 overall: 1.16 for females and 0.33 for males, all in the small to large range.

Study details: A randomized trial of 12 healthy adults with normal body weight.

Disclosures: The study was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Goel reported having no financial disclosures.


Goel N et al. SLEEP 2019, Abstract 0036.