Eating dinner before 9pm could cut the risk of developing breast and prostate cancer by a fifth 

Mail Online | 7/18/2018 | Victoria Allen Science Correspondent For The Daily Mail
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Eating dinner before 9pm could cut people’s risk of breast and prostate cancer by a fifth.

Sitting down to an evening meal at least two hours before going to bed reduces the chances of getting both cancers, a study of more than 4,000 people suggests.

Experts - Night - Causes - Inflammation - Body

Experts believe eating late at night causes inflammation in the body and alters blood sugar levels, both linked to cancer.

Evolutionarily, humans are hard-wired to eat when it is light and digest food before going to sleep in the darkness. But modern life, with late working hours and long commuting times, means many people have got into the habit of eating late.

Researchers - Barcelona - Institute - Global - Health

Researchers led by Barcelona Institute for Global Health found eating before 9pm, compared to having an evening meal after 10pm, cuts the risk of prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women by an average 18 per cent.

Leaving more than two hours between dinner and bedtime, compared to sleeping soon after eating, slashes the odds of both cancers by an average of 20 per...
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