Monday, September 6, 2010

Impact of lack of sleep, at youth

Impact of lack of sleep, at youth
American: Teenagers who sleep less than eight hours tend to have a habit of eating fatty foods and high calorie foods. This causes obesity in adolescence itself, according to the study, published in the Journal Sleep. "
Sleep Deprivation among Adolescent Obesity caused

Unhealthy eating patterns can become bad habits that will lead to weight gain. Susan RedLine thus expressed, directors, senior writer, and professor of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School - Boston, Wednesday (1 / 9).
Dr.Redline and his colleagues had found that 18% of teenagers who weigh more tend to have a habit of sleeping less than eight hours when compared with adolescents who have a normal weight.

Not getting enough sleep reduces the production of the hormone leptin and ghrelin, which causes one to feel hungry and looking for hunger reduction with high-calorie snacks. This also might explain the relevance of the lack of sleep will give free time to eat snacks that can increase your weight. The study involved 240 teenagers between the ages of 16 to 19 years, carried out by placing the monitor on the wrist and register the food they ate during the previous 24 hours.

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