Thursday, December 10, 2009

Diet Secret #6: The sleepy overeat.

People who don't get enough shut-eye are more likely to consume high-sugar, high-fat foods and drinks, says sleep researcher James Horne, author of Why We Sleep.

It's theorized that when you aren't able to energize yourself with rest, you turn to quick-energy (read: high-calorie) food. So the next time you're up late finishing a work project, getting less than the recommended eight to nine hours, make sure you reach for sugar-free gum, water, or something that will fill you up without filling you out.

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