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Sleeping Can Help You Lose Weight

By ANDREA MIRANDA, CBS Houston
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According to Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, Rd, dietitian 63% of American adults don’t get enough sleep. This lack of sleep can result in obesity.

She explains that exhaustion can be confused with hunger.  Sleep deprivation can cause hormone imbalance, appetite increase and, thus, weight gain. Adults don’t realize that grabbing the fat and carbohydrate loaded meals are  contributing to the problem and not solving the tired feeling.

To learn about the other health risks caused by sleep deprivation, get the Full Story Here.

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