Night snacking is reflected not only in shape, say experts from the University of California in Los Angeles. There is a more serious threat: disorders of the brain.
Scientists conducted an experiment on laboratory mice. The animals were divided into two groups. The first group of scientists fed only during the day, the second only at night. Sleeping mouse on a schedule the same amount of time.
Animals fed at night, after a while started to suffer sleep disorders, circadian rhythm's all messed. Noted and more specific changes: a failure in protein synthesis, responsible for the processes of remembering information. As a result, the mouse is worse cope with tests on the memory.