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If you like to eat pasta or rice at night, you may be using a method to eat less the next day without knowing it. This is suggested by a small investigation, although its results can not yet be considered definitive. Keep reading and discover more details about these findings about carbohydrates.

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If you are looking after the figure, it is important to have a balanced diet accompanied by exercises. What is not universal is the way, that is, how or when to eat or exercise. For example, while some consider it better to exercise in the mornings, others find it better at night. Similarly, specialists agree on the importance of breakfast but while some experts consider it more convenient to be rich in protein, others suggest that it is ideal that it is not very abundant.
A group of researchers from Israel raises the advisability of reserving the consumption of carbohydrates for the night. That way, people would be less hungry the next day, something that could help obese people who want to maintain a plan to control or lose weight.

Remember that carbohydrates are substances that contain certain compounds, which when consumed are converted into sugars, which are the body's main source of energy. The best known carbohydrates are found in flours, but they are also found in sweets, grains (beans, beans, lentils, corn) and cereals (such as oats). In addition, there are carbohydrates in dairy products, as well as in certain vegetables and certain fruits, such as potatoes, carrots, apples and bananas (bananas or bananas), among others.
The important thing is to distinguish between healthy carbohydrates (those that are mainly composed of fiber, such as grains and whole grains, vegetables and fruits) and unhealthy or refined carbohydrates (such as white flour or white rice and sugar). refined with which so many desserts are prepared).

Whatever the type, this group of researchers from the Institute of Biochemistry, Food Sciences and Nutrition of the Hebrew University in Tel Aviv, did a small study with 63 policemen, men and women, from 25 to 55 years old, who they had a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30, which is considered obesity.
The scientists divided the participants into two groups. Some were told to consume most of the carbohydrates at night while the others were asked to distribute them throughout the day. After 180 days of diet, they found that those who reserved carbohydrates for dinner had hormonal changes that decreased hunger. In addition, these participants showed improvements in their weight, waist circumference, body fat and better blood sugar levels (diabetes).
The authors of this study -which was published in two parts, the first in the specialized Obesity medium, and the second in Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases- became interested in this topic when they read an investigation about Muslim customs during an annual ceremony called Ramadan, which is a month in which Muslims eat light during the day and then have a dinner high in carbohydrates.
In addition, there are previous studies that claim that the consumption of carbohydrates at the end of the day modifies the typical patterns of the hormone responsible for satiety (or feeling satisfied), called leptin.
The authors were also interested in another hormone called ghrelin, known as the hunger hormone, since it is produced in the stomach and generally increases before meals to stimulate appetite, and in a protein known as adiponectin, which plays an important role in the development of insulin resistance and in the strengthening of the arteries.
As the sample is very small it is still premature to assure and recommend that following a carbohydrate diet at night is appropriate. It is still necessary to conduct more research and gather more data on this subject.
As the sample is very small it is still premature to assure and recommend that following a carbohydrate diet at night is appropriate. It is still necessary to conduct more research and gather more data on this subject.
Meanwhile, if you want to keep fit, remember to follow a healthy diet accompanied by an exercise routine. And whenever you want to modify your diet, it is best to consult with your doctor or a qualified nutrition specialist who can tell you what is most convenient for you, according to your physical and health conditions, and that works with your habits and customs.
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12/03/2016 20:35:33
Hola Buen tema. Muchss gracias.Nohemy