Weight Gain Linked to Lack of Sleep

Weight Gain Linked to Lack of Sleep
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 7:56am

If you're trying to lose weight try catching some Z's. Canadian researchers say sleep is an important key to weight loss along with a healthy diet and exercise.

Their studies found both total sleep time and quality of sleep predicted the loss of fat in those enrolled in a weight program. Lack of sleep appears to increase the hormones that regulate appetite as well as the impulse to consume more food.

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