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Sleep Weight Gain

Why Sleep Should Be Part Of Your Weight Loss Plan

Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2014 | 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 12.10.2014 | 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 12.04.2014 | 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.

The No. 1 Lazy-Proof Strategy to Lose Weight

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

It can sometimes be difficult to resist buying tasty cakes and snacks while doing your grocery shopping. But there is something that could be multip...

Here's What Happens To Your Body When You're Sleep Deprived

Irene Ross | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

The CDC refers to sleep deprivation as a "public health epidemic," and I completely agree. Sleep affects every system in the body, and each one must function efficiently in order to achieve optimum health.

Want To Lose Weight? Get More Sleep!

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Does your appetite change when you're tired? If you're short on sleep, do you find yourself craving junk food and sweets? Turns out, this dynamic isn't just in your head. But it is in your brain.

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.

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.

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

Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living

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

The Sleep-Weight Connection: Gender Matters

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Keeping your weight healthy and your sleep habits strong often isn't about a handful of big decisions, but rather a whole series of small ones, made day after day. Why not start today?

6 Reasons Why You Can't Lose Weight

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Do you feel like you've done everything you can but still don't seem to lose weight? Chances are, you're not doing the right things.

Why Nighttime Calories Are Worse For Your Waist

Health.com | Julie Upton, RD | Posted 11.25.2011 | Healthy Living

I’m a world champion at sleeping, but I know my diet is worse when I don’t get my regular eight to nine hours. I tend to reach for more food -...

How Sleep Affects Weight Loss

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.21.2011 | Women
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Why is sleep the missing link for weight loss? I've got one word for you: hormones.

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.