Is Poor Sleep Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?!
When it comes to losing weight, it can feel like you’re spinning your wheels.
Maybe you start off strong and then revert to old habits.
Maybe the weight comes off easily at first, but then sputters out.
Or maybe you’ve found that no matter how hard you work, the weight just won’t come off.
The reason why will be different for different people, but for many people, I’ve discovered one common denominator that’s sabotaging their weight loss plan.
Poor sleep leads to poor health.
Past studies have tied poor quality sleep to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and more.
It could be because poor sleep can contribute one of the key factors that’s often at the root of diseases like these: weight gain.
In a study of obese adults, the participants followed a low-calorie diet for eight weeks and lost an average of 12 percent of their body weight.
After this initial period, they were tracked for one year, during which their sleep quality and quantity were measured.
After one year, those who slept less than six hours per night increased their body mass index (BMI) by 1.3 points, compared to those who slept more than six hours.
And those who experienced poor quality sleep had a BMI increase of 1.2 points, compared to those with good quality sleep.
In other words, poor quality or quantity sleep could be sabotaging your weight loss efforts.
There is a lot that goes in to weight loss that doesn’t involve food and exercise—too much to get into in this article today.
But if you’ve been on the weight loss struggle bus, consider whether poor sleep could be an underlying reason why.
If this rings true for you, read about an easy way to help improve your sleep here.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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