Advertisement

How can getting enough sleep help me lose weight?

Sleep is a powerful tool for weight management. Getting sufficient sleep -- for most of us that means 7-8 hours a night -- can help keep your appetite in check, curb cravings, and reduce late-night noshing. The problem is that many of us just aren’t getting that much sleep on a regular basis. And sleep deficiency can make controlling weight much more difficult.

Continue Learning about Sleep Basics

What's a Good Breathing Exercise to Help Me Sleep?
What's a Good Breathing Exercise to Help Me Sleep?
Is Skimping on Sleep Okay?
Is Skimping on Sleep Okay?
Can My Diet Affect My Sleep?
Can My Diet Affect My Sleep?
How Can I Improve My Teen's Sleep Habits?
How Can I Improve My Teen's Sleep Habits?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.