Sleep and Weight

Sleep may be even more important than you think!
Recent research shows a strong relationship between sleep time and weight. Sleeping less than five hours a night or for more than 9 hours a night has a direct relationship to weight gain. Research shows that sleep affects the hormones ghrelin and leptin, known as the “hunger hormones” which are responsible for stimulating appetite. In addition to the biological affects that sleep deprivation cause, it also leads to fatigue and decreases motivation for healthy diet choices and physical activity.
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