SLEEP LOSS = WEIGHT GAIN: HOW TO BREAK THE LINK
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HFG investigates how easy it is to add centimetres to your waistline when you run short of sleep — and how to prevent it
Do you eat more when you’re feeling tired? You’re not imagining it. HFG investigates how you add centimetres to your waistline when you run short of sleep — and how to overcome this.
We’ve all experienced a bad night’s sleep. Whether it’s stress that’s keeping you up, a crying baby or just a restless night, it can leave you feeling tired, irritable and low on energy.
Lack of sleep can also affect your concentration, coordination and immune system — not to mention the impact it has on your overall wellbeing and happiness. We all feel better after a good night’s rest. In fact, a study by Oxford Economics found that having a sound sleep was as good at boosting mood as having four times our disposable income.
New research has also revealed that getting enough shut-eye can be vital to maintaining a healthy weight. If you think you’re missing out, here’s what you need to know — and do.