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12 Foods And The Perfect Time To Eat Them
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Published: Aug 19, 2016

There is a perfect time to eat certain foods. Here is the best time and the worst time to eat common foods and the reasons why:

For Breakfast:

1. Tomatoes

They improve digestion and increase your metabolism. Having them at dinner may cause your stomach to swell.

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2. Dark chocolate

Eating them for breakfast is great because they provide anti-oxidants, reduce risk of heart disease and have anti-aging elements. Having them as a snack is bad as they tend to increase body fat.

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3. Potatoes

Potatoes are rich in minerals and lower cholesterol. They are however higher in calories and shouldn’t be eaten for dinner as that may lead to weight gain.

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4. Apples

Apples will lower you blood sugar and keep your cholesterol in check. Eating them for dinner isn’t the best because they increase stomach acid and cause indigestion.

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For lunch:

5. Bananas

They strengthen your immune system and are great for your skin. Having for lunch is better than having them for dinner because it may disturb digestion and lead to mucus formation.

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6. Rice

They are best had at lunch because they are high in carbs which will give you energy throughout the day but having them at dinner may lead to weight gain.

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7. Meat

Meat is a great source of iron, vulnerability to disease and reduces fatigue. The best time to have it is lunch and the worst is dinner because it takes 4 – 6 hours to digest.

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8. Nuts

Nuts will lower your blood pressure and keep your hearty healthy, they’re ideally eaten at lunch. The worst time to eat them however is at dinner because they’re high in fats and calories and can lead to weight gain.

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9. Oranges

Oranges improve digestion and increase your metabolism which make it a great snack. The worst time to have them however is at breakfast as eating them on an empty stomach may cause irritation and gastritis.

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For Dinner

10. Yogurt

Yogurt helps faster digestion of dinner and curbs late night snack cravings. The worst time to have yogurt is dinner because having yogurt on an empty stomach has the potential to damage the stomach lining.

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11. Chicken

Chicken is lean meat which is packed full of protein, it’s great for dinner as it’s light and won’t be heavy on your stomach.

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12. Fish

Good for your heart and your mind. A good meal to have for dinner when your body is about to go without food for 7 – 8 hours.

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