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Why Sleep Should Be Part Of Your Weight Loss Plan

Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D. | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D.

Monitor your sleep as a part of your weight-loss regimen. Examine your own relationships between amount and quality of sleep and food choices, timing, and energy levels. Give yourself the best opportunity to do well in your attempt to lose weight, and recognize that sleep should not be ignored.

The Real Reason You're Not Losing Weight

Sam Cannell | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Sam Cannell

Getting enough shut-eye is vital to losing weight and also maintaining optimum health.

Why Poor Sleep Is Bad News For Your Waistline

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

Working the late shift or frequent air travel may disrupt our routines by necessity, but we also voluntarily create these negative conditions when we stay up watching television, eat late into the night, or stare into the bright light of the computer screen long past our natural bedtime.

10 Ways To Prevent Sleep-Related Weight Gain

Posted 01.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bonnie Taub-Dix Could lack of sleep be secretly sabotaging your health and weight? Sleeping the recommended seven to nine hours nightly can boos...

The Most Important Thing You Can Do In The New Year To Lose Weight, Get Sharper And Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone wants to start the new year off on the right foot. But, as many of us know all too well, the best New Year's intentions to get fit, lose weig...

Waking Up At The Same Time Each Morning Could Be Good For Your Weight

Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Having a consistent bedtime and wake time are not just a matter of practicing good sleep hygiene -- a new study shows they could also be good for your...

More Evidence That Sleep Deprivation Could Affect Your Weight

Posted 10.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Getting less than a full-night's rest could provoke hormonal changes in your body that are linked to obesity, according to a new review of research pu...

The Toll Long Hours And Little Sleep Takes On Your Waistline

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Overwork and little sleep can affect every aspect of our lives, from relationships, job performance and daily wellbeing to our fundamental health. A new study suggests that difficult and demanding work schedules also can contribute to obesity.

Why Sleep Should Be Part Of Your Weight-Loss Plan

Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living

So you're eating right and exercising regularly as part of your weight-loss plan -- but are you getting your ZZs? A new commentary from researchers...

Does Less Sleep Make You Hungrier?

Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Not getting enough sleep could affect how hungry you are, according to new research. The researchers from the German Universities Tubingen and Lube...

Short On Sleep, Junk Food Looks Even More Tempting

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

When you're feeling run down, do you find yourself reaching for the cookie jar, or digging into a bag of potato chips? According to the latest research, your lack of sleep -- and your sleep-deprived brain -- may be fueling your junk food habit.

How Sleep Works With Our Genes To Keep Weight in Check

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A recent study may be the first to show how sleep can either promote or suppress weight gain by affecting the genetic factors that play a role in weight.

Catherine Pearson

Can You Sleep Yourself Thin? | 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. ...

How To Manage Your Appetite After A Bad Night's Sleep

Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Natasha Turner for Whether you had a pile of deadlines that kept you up until the late hours, or a pile of friends that kept y...

Sleep More, Weigh Less

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The quantity of sleep you get could be affecting not just your weight, but your potential to become obese. If that is not a wake-up call, I do not know what is.

How To Sleep For Weight Loss, And Eat For A Good Night's Sleep

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

A new study suggests that lack of sleep effects whether you lose muscle or fat (fat is preferred of course) when you're trying to lose weight.

Could An Earlier Bedtime Help Your Child Maintain A Healthy Weight?

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Parents
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Research presented at the International AC21 Research Festival points out that short sleep duration may lead to obesity through an increase of appetite via hormonal changes.