As the seasons change so should your diet. In fact, your body undergoes certain changes, referred to as circadian rhythms, as the days become shorter, cooler, and darker.
To ensure your body is getting the proper nutrients for fall, here are eight autumn eating tips…
1. The Circadian Rhythm-Seasonal Relationship
A study published in the Oxford Journal draw a direct line between our circadian rhythms (which cause gene and hormonal fluctuations) and seasonal changes. The research study, conducted over a 1-year period on 499 participants at 5-equally spaced points found that the body can undergo obesity risk factors that affect body weight (weight loss or gain) when certain insulin- and metabolic-related hormones (i.e., adiponecti) are impacted by the changing seasons.