Mar 12, 2019
Do you have some days when you feel hungry all day, no matter how much you eat? That might be because you haven’t been getting enough sleep.
What does the amount of sleep have to do with your weight? Lack of sleep is one of the most common risk factors for obesity.
Not sleeping enough can hinder your weight loss efforts. Research has linked insufficient sleep to weight gain.
People who normally sleep fewer than six hours per night are much more likely to be overweight.
Women who are sleep-deprived are a third more likely to gain 33 pounds over the next 16 years than women who get seven hours of sleep per night. Thirty-three more pounds! And that’s based on amount of sleep alone.
Listen to learn how inadequate sleep can undermine your weight loss efforts in five ways, and what you can do to sleep better.