Increasing the amount of sleep you get can help you lose weight.
That’s the conclusion of researchers who found that people who sleep longer may eat less sugar. For their small study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the scientists tracked the sleep patterns and diets of 42 adults who slept, on average, five to seven hours a night. Half received a sleep consultation to improve sleep hygiene, with the goal of increasing sleep duration by 90 minutes, and the other half did not.
A study found sugary foods pictures were twice as distracting as healthy foods pictures. Visit ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/search/list to check the nutritional value of foods before eating them.