Time of last meal of the day determines cancer risk, study says

uA study carried out by the Instituto de Saúde Global de Barcelona, ​​Spain, suggests that eating before 9 pm or having at least a two-hour break between dinner and bedtime can contribute to a 20% reduction in the risk of stroke. cancer.

The researchers analyzed the eating behavior and sleep patterns of 621 men diagnosed with prostate cancer and 1205 women with breast cancer. People who work the night shift were excluded, as other studies have already shown that they have a higher risk of suffering from oncological diseases.

Then, taking into account all the factors that influence the risk of cancer, the results showed that people who had dinner before 9 pm or at least two hours before bed had a 26 times lower risk of developing prostate cancer. and a 16% lower risk of breast cancer compared to those who eat after 10 pm or sleep shortly after their last meal of the day.

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