Shortage of sleep may contribute to weight gain— published: 07-27-2011
If you think that burning the midnight oil will also help you burn calories, think again. A recent study reported in Reuter’s Health suggests that lack of sleep may result in burning less calories and eating more food than when fully rested. So if you are trying to manage your weight, getting adequate sleep should be an essential part of your plan. A summary of the original research article in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is also available online.