Researchers from the UK set a: children can dine without the risk of overweight even late at night. Metabolism in children is usually so good that the meal has no effect on the probability of obesity.
In total in research took part 1620 of children aged 4-18 years. Their parents during a certain time had to write down everything the child eats, and when he does it. As it turned out, the vast majority of children dines late. However, this factor has no Association with overweight and obesity.
For a child is much more important than total calories and ratio of nutrients, scientists say.
This study is not a call for late dinners. To develop the best habits from early childhood. If a person gets used to eat until 6-7 PM, it will be easier to observe this rule in adulthood.