July 2, 2012

Snooze to Lose


It’s the new diet mantra: Sleep more and you’ll eat less. Now a study from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, shows how close the link between shut-eye and self-control really is…”Even a small amount of sleep deprivation can have a big impact on your appetite,” explains study coauthor Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D. Because everyone’s needs are different, he advises going without an alarm clock for a few days to see how many hours your body craves, then making that number your nightly goal.



Tags: diet, Dr. Virend Somers, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Research, Shape, sleep-deprivation, Wellness

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