Journal article

Effect of Night Time Eating on Postprandial Triglyceride Metabolism in Healthy Adults: A Systematic Literature Review

Maxine P Bonham, Elleni Kaias, Iona Zimberg, Gloria KW Leung, Rochelle Davis, Tracey L Sletten, Hazel Windsor-Aubrey, Catherine E Huggins

JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

Eating at night time, as is frequent in shift workers, may contribute to increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk through a disruption in usual lipid metabolism, resulting in repeated and sustained hyperlipidemia at night. This systematic review aimed to investigate the impact of eating a meal at night compared with the same meal eaten during the day on postprandial lipemia. Six databases were searched: CINAHL Plus, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, Ovid MEDLINE, Informit, and SCOPUS. Eligible studies were original research cross-over design with a minimum fasting period of 5 h before testing preceded by a standardized control meal; measured postprandial triacylglycerol (TAG) for 5 h or greater; ..

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