A steady lunch routine of cheeseburgers and fries may shorten your life, but loading your dinner plate with vegetables could do the opposite.
Those are among the findings of a new study looking at the potential health effects of not only what people eat, but when.
Researchers found that U.S. adults who favored a “Western” lunch — heavy in cheese, processed meat, refined grains, fat and sugar — were at heightened risk of premature death from heart disease.
The same was true of people who had a penchant for potato chips and other “starchy” snacks between meals.
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