Eating at Night

by Matt O'Neill |   Date Released : 02 Dec 2008
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Matt O'Neill

About the author: Matt O'Neill

Matt O'Neill, BSpSc, MSc(Nut&Diet), APD, AN, is a Nutritionist, Exercise Physiologist and Director of the SmartShape Centre for Weight Management. He provides specialist online education and resources for fitness professionals in nutrition and fat loss. <br><br>Matt is a regular guru on Australian television with over 600 media interviews. He has presented seminars in eight counties. His SmartShape Certificate in Weight Management, NutritionPT Program Kit and Mentoring have helped thousands of personal trainers master food and fat loss. Prior to establishing SmartShape, Matt was the Nutritionist and Senior Food Policy Officer for the Australian Consumers' Association. <br><br>He has also been a Director of the Australian Weight Management Council and a member of numerous government committees and advisory boards. Matt has worked with elite sporting teams and celebrities and is the Weight Loss Coach for Men's Health Magazine (Aust).

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Ogawa, Michael | 29 Oct 2011, 00:29 AM

Based on this article then, can't one just eat a single meal containing total calories for the day theoretically? I was under the impression that the smaller frequent meals helps with better hormonal balance, etc., so the overall effect was more positive?

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Wilkins, Chris | 27 Jun 2010, 09:30 AM

A good article, is good pieces of info for my clients to take away.

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Duncan, Stuart | 21 Oct 2009, 17:10 PM

When you eat prior to going to sleep, are you not putting your body under extra stress as your body sleeps to repair and refresh itself which it uses energy for, however eating also issues a demand on the body's energy in order to digest the food. So after a late night meal, is going to sleep not similar to being active following a meal?

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