Night owls may be more prone to heart disease and diabetes, study finds

Research shows early birds more sensitive to insulin levels and burn more fat at rest and during exercise

Night owls may be more prone to heart disease and diabetes than early birds because their bodies are less able to burn fat for energy, US researchers say.

People who rise early rely more on fat as an energy source, and are often more active in the day, than those who stay up later, meaning fat may build up more easily in night owls, the scientists found.

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