Healthy Calories entering your body is determined by your usual daily calorie intake, and any additional calories is considered a weight gain, no matter at what time you ate it!
Calories are Calories! starting your day with a good meal, full of nutrients is important. But, when it comes to losing weight; it’s all about your calorie consumption and your activity level that determine your body habits. NOT what time you eat them!
Despite the fact that night calories are not the main reason behind weight gain, there are multiple drawbacks of eating heavy food at night; It is normal to feel sleepy after a high-calorie meal at night, and the main problem is that sleeping shortly after eating causes a lot of digestive problems such as indigestion, stomach contraction..etc. Also you will shortly feel hungry, consuming way more calories than your usual recommended intake. Thus, you should always try to fill your stomach with food that reduces your feeling of hunger, such as Vegetables, Fruits and nutrients with High-Protein sources.
The frequent question asked; How many calories do I have to consume daily? Calorie intake differs from one person to another, depending on multiple factors such as; Height, Current weight and targeted weight, BIM, Age, and gender, as well as your activity level and if there are any health problems. Usually, adult males need 2,000-3000 calories per day to maintain weight while adult females require around 1,600-2,400 Reducing calorie intake per day depends on the targeted weight to be reached!
It is more of a healthier lifestyle than scheduled, strict timing for each meal. Firstly, it is advised to eat THREE main meals; BREAKFAST, LUNCH and DINNER. Secondly, Try to take 2-3 Snacks per day to reduce the feeling of hunger rapidly. Finally, Breakfast is preferred to be as early as you wake up, and take your dinner at least 2 hours before you go to bed for a better digestion process.