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Developed by a French nutrition-ist, chrononutrition is based on theidea that by eating to your biologi-cal clock, you can prevent ood rom being stored as at. There’s no caloriecounting and individuals report-edly lose anywhere rom three to4.5 pounds a month. A typical dayon a chrononutrition diet includes breakast, lunch, a snack and dinner(the latter is optional, because themetabolism is weaker at night).So does it really work? The spasays yes, but Joan Salge Blake, M.S.,R.D., spokesperson or the Ameri-can Dietetic Association, author o
Nutrition and You
(Benjamin Cum-mings, 2011) and clinical associateproessor at Boston University,isn’t convinced. “There’s no scienceto support the idea that your bodystores calories diferently at difer-ent times during the day,” she says.“And no matter how you structure your eating plan, i you eat more cal-ories than your body needs, you willgain weight.” However, as long as you’re eating balanced meals, Blakesees no harm in trying it out. Wantto give it a shot? Follow these tipsrom Cinq Mondes Spa:
the day so your larg-est meals are breakast and lunch. I you have dinner, keep it light.
rich in attyacids and complex carbohydrates.Bread, butter and various cheeses,especially goat cheese, are best or breakast. Avoid eating ruit.
, pair protein like shor lentils with a small amount o starch such as pasta or rice.For your
,nosh on ruits and seeds rich in atlike walnuts and almonds. Or havedark chocolate (about 30 grams).
, consume lean pro-tein such as sh or poultry and green vegetables seasoned with an oil richin omega-3 atty acids, like olive oil. Vary green veggies or better results. Also, avoid carbohydrate-rich oodssuch as pasta.
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last at least20 minutes (the longer the better),and don’t always eat the same thingevery day.
— Karen Asp
Is timing everything?
Apparently it’s not what you eat, it’s
you eat it that matters. At
least that’s the supposition in the new chrononutrition program at
Cinq Mondes Spa at Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland.But the question is, does it really work?
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