And while yes, at first it did lead to me losing weight and getting leaner, which was really just a result of the caloric deficit I was putting myself in to, it ended up affecting other aspects of my life and had more of a negative impact overall.
That's the problem with the fitness and health industries nowadays, anyone can have a voice and put out information, it's up to US to make sure we are following those with proven track records and providing content based on the latest research and science.
And by you being here today that's exactly what you've decided to do!
So let's address of the topic of eating carbs and night and discuss 5 REASON WHY YOU SHOULD BE EATING CARBS EVERY SINGLE NIGHT!
1. Greater Relaxation/Better Mood
We know that there is a direct relationship between the foods you eat and how you feel, and this is determined by 2 factors - the macronutrients consumed and the time of day. Eating carbs will increase serotonin levels in the body, which is known as the feel good chemical in the body. When serotonin is elevated in the morning or afternoon it can make you feel sleepy, calm, or even lethargic, which is result in you being unmotivated, sluggish, and unproductive. But when having higher carb meals in the evening, it will help lead you to relaxing and calming down from a busy and productive day, putting you in a more relaxed state before heading to bed.