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Impact of night shift on weight gain: Ways to combat it

Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST
  • Eating late at night or eating unhealthy during the work hours can impair the body’s ability to digest carbohydrates. This in turn leads to more risk of diabetes and other heart diseases.
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People working in night shifts undergo the same work pressure as that of the day shift. However, often the body undergoes a lot more changes due to the change in the schedule. In her recent Instagram post, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee addressed the issues and wrote, “From the health perspective, working the night shift can be quite disruptive in nature and can put one at risk of developing some serious health conditions.”(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

People working in night shifts undergo the same work pressure as that of the day shift. However, often the body undergoes a lot more changes due to the change in the schedule. In her recent Instagram post, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee addressed the issues and wrote, “From the health perspective, working the night shift can be quite disruptive in nature and can put one at risk of developing some serious health conditions.”(Unsplash)

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Irregular sleep hours and irregular eating can also lead to obesity in adults.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

Irregular sleep hours and irregular eating can also lead to obesity in adults.(Unsplash)

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Working in night shift disrupts the entire sleep cycle, leading to massive changes, often sleeplessness.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

Working in night shift disrupts the entire sleep cycle, leading to massive changes, often sleeplessness.(Unsplash)

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Eating late at night or eating unhealthy during the work hours can impair the body’s ability to digest carbohydrates. This in turn leads to more risk of diabetes and other heart diseases.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

Eating late at night or eating unhealthy during the work hours can impair the body’s ability to digest carbohydrates. This in turn leads to more risk of diabetes and other heart diseases.(Unsplash)

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However, we can combat this. To maintain a healthy weight, it is recommended to eat every four hours.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

However, we can combat this. To maintain a healthy weight, it is recommended to eat every four hours.(Unsplash)

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It is healthy to keep fruits and nuts in the work space for worktime munching cravings.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

It is healthy to keep fruits and nuts in the work space for worktime munching cravings.(Unsplash)

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A generous portion of vegetables, chapati, brown rice and paneer in the diet helps in curbing the body’s necessity of healthy diet.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

A generous portion of vegetables, chapati, brown rice and paneer in the diet helps in curbing the body’s necessity of healthy diet.(Unsplash)

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It is recommended to stay away from fried food items, pizza and burgers.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 04, 2022 01:19 PM IST

It is recommended to stay away from fried food items, pizza and burgers.(Unsplash)

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