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The time of day you eat is just as important as what you east — a nutritionist explains

Eran Segal is a computational biologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science and co-author of “The Personalized Diet.” He studies nutrition, genetics, the microbiome, and gene regulation, looking specifically at how diet affects people differently. Following is a transcript of the video.

Eran Segal: It’s not just what we eat but also: when should we eat?

My name is Eran Segal. I’m a researcher at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

In fact, we’ve done a lot of research in this area. We all have this internal clock that really is responsible for us having various different activities throughout the day and that’s been known for many many years. In fact, a Nobel Prize was just awarded in this year for discoveries related to circadian rhythmicity and several years ago we were the first to show that our gut bacteria, even though they live in the dark of our gut, they also exhibit this circadian rhythmicity.

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