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Sleep and Weight Loss

Ask JJ: Can a Low-Carb Diet or Night Shift Stall Fat Loss?

JJ Virgin | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

As best as possible, create a consistent schedule with seven to nine hours of high quality, uninterrupted sleep every night (or day in your situation).

7 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight (And How To Fix Them)

JJ Virgin | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

When you give full effort, you expect consistent results. Unfortunately, fat loss isn't so linear. Your body is a chemistry lab, not a bank account, and the calories-in-calories-out model is woefully outdated because it fails to account for the numerous variables that can affect fat loss.

Sleep Less, Weigh More?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The challenge of maintaining a healthy weight is a daily endeavor, made up of many small choices that over time have a powerful cumulative effect. A routine of sufficient nightly sleep can aid in this, helping your body and mind work at their best every day for weight control and overall health.

5 Key Strategies For Successful Weight Loss And Beyond

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

If your New Year's resolution involves making a change in your diet with weight loss as a goal, you are facing a dizzying array of information out there. There is a great deal of evidence about what practices help weight loss, much of it contradictory.

Success In 2013 Starts With A New Year's Sleep Resolution

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

In setting New Year's resolutions this year, maybe we should stack the deck in our favor by getting the right "mindset" for achieving our goals. It all starts with sleep -- pair any resolution you have with more sleep for the best results.

Combine Sleep And Exercise For Weight Loss Success

Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D for YouBeauty.com September through November in the northern United States signals the start of the fall marathon ...

How Stress Makes You Fat

Lisa Turner | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

A number of studies have shown that stress leads to weight gain, partly by increasing the body's cravings for sugary carbs and fatty foods.

Catherine Pearson

Can You Sleep Yourself Thin?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.04.2012 | Healthy Living

A complex web of factors can contribute to weight gain and obesity -- not just diet and exercise, but also stress, metabolism, genetics and sleep. ...

Sleep Your Way To Weight Loss

Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home
Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.

How much sleep is optimal for staying thin? Between seven and nine hours is best.

Short Sleep and Fast Food

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It turns out that all three are associated with one another: being overweight, being a "short" sleeper and being in the habit of eating out and enjoying fatty foods.