When do people eat dinner in Europe?

This map by @loverofgeography shows what time Europeans have dinner. Spain and Portugal have supper very late in the day. The northern countries seem to eat very early. Personally, I am an early eater.

  • A recent study finds that eating a late dinner can cause weight gain and high blood sugar levels regardless of calories.
  • Eating dinner at 10 p.m. instead of 6 p.m. may affect your blood glucose and the ability to burn fat.
  • The study found that late eaters had peak blood sugar levels almost 20 percent higher and fat burning reduced by 10 percent, compared with those who ate dinner earlier.