Weight Gain

Sleep and weight gain

You probably know this ritual: the kids are in bed, the television is on, and you reach for the chips or the ice cream. Before long, it's 1 a.m., and you are dreading your alarm clock in the morning as you guiltily pick up ...

Mar 08, 2016
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Sleep loss boosts hunger and unhealthy food choices

Skimping on sleep has long been associated with overeating, poor food choices and weight gain. Now a new study shows how sleep loss initiates this process, amplifying and extending blood levels of a chemical signal that enhances ...

Feb 29, 2016
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Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be either an increase in muscle mass, fat deposits, or excess fluids such as water.

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