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Midnight Snacks Hurt Your Teeth

If you must, brush afterward

(Newser) - Beware, night eaters: indulging in midnight snacks may make your teeth fall out. Researchers analyzed data from 2,436 people and found a strong correlation between a preference for night eating and missing teeth some years down the road, LiveScience reports. In fact, midnight snackers lost 4 times as many... More »

Nighttime Snacks Worse Than We Thought

Mouse study shows weight gain more than doubles on opposite schedule

(Newser) - Eating when you should be sleeping—the proverbial midnight snack, say, or the meals of night-shift workers—could put you at higher risk of obesity, Time reports. A new study fed two groups of mice the same high-fat diet on opposite schedules; the group that ate during “normal” waking... More »

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