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Sleep Weight Loss

Scientists Reveal Secret To Boosting Your Metabolism During Sleep

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that sleeping in a cool room can help you get a more peaceful snooze. But now new research suggests there's another big ben...

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...

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2013, Part 2

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As we bring 2013 to a close, we're taking a look back at the sleep stories that made news this year. With so many fascinating developments in sleep science, it was hard to narrow it down, but here are the most challenging, eye-opening, important sleep stories from the second half of 2013.

How I Lost Weight by Gaining Sleep

Janelle Capra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Janelle Capra

Oh fall back, how I love you, let me count the ways! I love fall back as if it were a true best friend. I know that seems silly, but when you're a bu...

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 Your body is a chemistry lab, not a bank account, and the calories-in-calories-out model is woefully outdated because it fails to account for the numerous variables that can affect fat loss.

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...

Is This The Key To Solving The Obesity Epidemic?

Stuart F. Quan, M.D. | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Stuart F. Quan, M.D.

The fight against obesity will be difficult to win unless all obstacles are addressed. A golden opportunity may be lost unless America recognizes that more sleep equals less weight.

If Your Spouse Snores, Will You Gain Weight?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Although snoring spouses have not made it onto the list of common causes of weight gain, sleeplessness, whether caused by a noisy bed partner, 3 a.m. anxiety, jet lag or shift work, may have a disastrous effect on eating.

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 Find Your Body's Best Bedtime

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 07.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Restricting the time that you have in bed can be causing you to suffer significant sleep deprivation. And we all know that sleep deprivation has some significant effects on weight loss.

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.

Disturbed Sleep? How To Avoid Health Consequences

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 06.18.2011 | Home
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

There are many reasons we don't get enough sleep -- or enough good sleep. Jet lag, long work commutes, infants, gastric reflux, barking dogs, snoring ...

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.

Dieting? More Sleep Helps Burn Fat

Health.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're trying to lose weight by cutting calories, make sure to get a good night's sleep. According to a new study, too little sleep appears to h...