Weight and Sleep

Did you know that the hormones that regulate appetite are affected by sleep? In studies, people who slept 5 hours or less had higher levels of ghrelin- the hormone that stimulates hunger, and lower levels of leptin- the hormone that suppresses appetite, than those who slept 8 hours per night. If weight control is your priority, make sleep your priority.

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