Women who eat after 6pm risk getting heart disease

According to a study by Columbia University, women who ate a higher proportion of their daily calorie intake after 6pm tended to have higher blood pressure, be more overweight and be less able to control their blood sugar levels. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES / ISTOCKPHOTO
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SINGAPORE - That bowl of air-popped corn you think of as a healthy snack to munch on while watching television after dinner? The dark chocolate bar you treat yourself to after the kids have gone to bed? Those post-Chinese New Year pineapple tarts you scarf down at midnight?

Put that tart down now.

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