UK researchers found that people who stay up late at night were at an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease because they were more likely to skip breakfast the next day, consume more sugar, eat late and drink more alcohol, compared with early risers. The findings in the journal Advances in Nutrition revealed that night owls also have bigger but less frequent meals and were less likely to eat vegetables than early risers.
Study: Night owls at increased risk of diabetes, heart disease
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