Night Shift May Cause Weight Gain

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Night Shift May Cause Weight Gain

Switching fromِ the day shift toِ working evenings orِ nights mayِ affect yourِ waistline, according toِ a newِ study fromِ Australia, part ofِ a growing body ofِ research indicating working atِ night canِ lead toِ weight gain.
Nurses andِ midwives inِ the study whoِ switched fromِ working mostlyِ duringِ daylight hours toِ working odd hours inِ the evening andِ night sawِ anِ increase inِ their body mass indexes overِ a two-year period.
The findings held evenِ afterِ the researchers tookِ intoِ account factors thatِ couldِ influence a person’s weight, including diet quality, physical activity, smoking andِ alcohol consumption.