When You Eat Is More Important Than What You Eat

A practical guide to time-restricted eating

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Every time you eat — even just a bite of food — it triggers a process of digestion, absorption, and metabolism that takes hours to complete. And when your body is dedicated to processing food, it can’t also repair and restore.

TRE isn’t a short-term fad diet — it is a routine to follow for the rest of your life.

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