Simply Her (Singapore) - - Life Made Easy Nutrition -

Sleep plays a big part in reg­u­lat­ing metabolism, thanks to two sleep-re­lated hunger hor­mones called ghre­lin and lep­tin.

“Ac­cord­ing to Michael Breus, au­thor of Beauty Sleep, ghre­lin tells you when to eat, while lep­tin tells you when to stop. When you’re sleep-de­prived, ghre­lin lev­els go up and lep­tin lev­els come down – which re­sults in weight gain,” says Anna.

Ide­ally, you should be get­ting seven to eight hours of sleep ev­ery night, and the best win­dow to achieve deep and restora­tive sleep is from 10pm to 2am.

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