This new study is bad news for night owls

In bad news for night owls, it seems we are fatter, sicker and die younger than our friends whose energy peaks in the morning. Turns out you early risers are healthier, wealthier and wiser after all.

According to a UK study based on a cohort of 444,000 adults, those who describe themselves as definitely evening types were 10% more likely to die during the 6.5-year observation period than the morning larks.

Midnight is not a great time to be reading this research paper. It’s all grim.

We owls are 23% more likely to have gastrointestinal disorders (I read, while