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Researchers have likened brunch to the equivalent of jet-lag, saying the digression from a regular eating schedule can be as disruptive as the body confusion of changing from one time zone to another. In particular, our Sunday brunch could be linked to an increase in body mass index (BMI). In the study, 1106 university students reported their weekend eating schedules during the school year from 2017 to 2019. The participants’ BMI was also recorded. By determining the group’s average meal duration during the week and on the weekends, as well as the eating midpoint (halfway between the first and last meal of the day), each person’s overall eating jet-lag value was worked out by subtracting the weekday’s eating midpoint from the weekend’s eating midpoint. Those with an overall eating jet-lag of three-and-a-half hours, or more, had higher BMI values.

DIET CHANGE

Should our diet change as we age? Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney say it should, after finding strong links between certain food groups, memory loss and heart disease or diabetes. In particular, high consumption of fruit and vegetables was linked to a lower occurrence of memory loss and heart disease, while high consumption of protein-rich foods was associated with a better memory. It was also found that the link between food groups and memory status may

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