Proper sleeping habits can help!
- Lack of sleep and altered sleep schedules cause increase in appetite and weight gain
- Increased risk of weight gain is seen with less than 5 hours of sleep a night
- Decreased risk of weight gain is seen with ideal sleep of 7 to 8 hours a night
- Keeping your thermostat at 68 degrees in the fall and winter also decreases risk of weight gain
Article on healthmeup.com based on a study by the International Journal of Obestity