WHY WOMEN FEEL SAD DURING WINTER
WOMEN GET blues during winter and eat more as dark evenings and chilly temperatures prevent them from venturing outside, a survey has revealed
TWICE AS many women (28%) as men (15%) admitted seeking solace in stodgy meals and carb-heavy snacks since the clocks went back in October.
77% WOMEN, as against 64% men say the reduction in daylight negatively affects their eating habits
37% WOMEN claimed shorter days were more likely to keep them inside, compared to 28% men, the survey by Anglian Home Improvements found
WHY: LACK of daylight is believed to disturb brain’s chemical balance, causing secretion of too much melatonin - the hormone that makes us feel tired and ready for sleep, the study claimed
SO: SOAK yourself in enough daylight, be happy, and eat healthy