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Are You Making These Dieting Mistakes?
You eat too early
Popular wisdom says not to eat in the evenings, but that may not make sense unless you turn in extra early.
"People eat at 6:00 and stay up until 11:00 or midnight, so their bodies are naturally asking for fuel again," Villacorta says. "I tell people to aim to eat 70% of their calories before dinner and 30% at dinner, but it doesn’t matter how late dinner is." Healthy eating in the evening can prevent a late-night binge on ice cream or cookies.
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