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5 years back, one young basketball player from local university died on the spot while doing his daily practice.

Many young players I meet, are not fit for long physical workout.

All of them have one thing common:

“Work hard, party harder. Addictions. Late night parties. Early morning eating after long talks. Tea after sports. Tea before sports. Late night movies with popcorns.”

Most of university students are zombies and mediocre.

One of many root causes is food habit. Timely regular meals is ignored. Eating anywhere, anytime is the fashion.

For married couple, after marriage, you will start observing indigestion issues in 1 or 2 years. Many of them even suffer from chronic issues like ulcers, IBS and cancer.

Reason? Observe following daily routine.

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Sex after Meal. Exercise after sex. Bath after exercise. What a foolish way to spend life!! As per Ayurveda, at least 4 hrs between meal and sleep. At least 1 hr between exercise and bath. No exercise before and after sex!! When this is not followed, we stress double duty on Apana  Prana vayu. Since life-procreation is higher priority task, Apana for digestion is compromised and leads to indigestion. Indigestion is root cause of 99% sicknesses.

“Robust sleep/wake rhythms are important for health and cognitive function. Unfortunately, many people are living in an environment where their circadian system is challenged by inappropriate meal- or work-times.”

“An occasional late-night raid on turkey leftovers might be harmless but new research with mice suggests that making a habit of it could alter brain physiology.

Eating at times normally reserved for sleep causes a deficiency in the type of learning and memory controlled by the hippocampal area of the brain, according to findings in the journal eLife.”

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Once the life rhythms are disturbed, cascading impact is unforeseen. Not only memory as this paper suggests, fatal consequence.


Research


An occasional late-night raid on turkey leftovers might be harmless but new research with mice suggests that making a habit of it could alter brain physiology.

Eating at times normally reserved for sleep causes a deficiency in the type of learning and memory controlled by the hippocampal area of the brain, according to findings in the journal eLife.

Researchers from the Semel Institute in the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) became interested in the cognitive effects of eating at inappropriate hours because it is already known to have an impact on metabolic health, for example leading to a pre-diabetic state.

“We have provided the first evidence that taking regular meals at the wrong time of day has far-reaching effects for learning and memory,” says first author Dawn Loh from the UCLA Laboratory of Circadian and Sleep Medicine.

Misaligned feeding impairs memories

Robust sleep/wake rhythms are important for health and cognitive function. Unfortunately, many people are living in an environment where their circadian system is challenged by inappropriate meal- or work-times. Here we scheduled food access to the sleep time and examined the impact on learning and memory in mice. Under these conditions, we demonstrate that the molecular clock in the master pacemaker, the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), is unaltered while the molecular clock in the hippocampus is synchronized by the timing of food availability. This chronic circadian misalignment causes reduced hippocampal long term potentiation and total CREB expression. Importantly this mis-timed feeding resulted in dramatic deficits in hippocampal-dependent learning and memory. Our findings suggest that the timing of meals have far-reaching effects on hippocampal physiology and learned behaviour.

https://elifesciences.org/content/4/e09460%20

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