MIND & BODY AFTER 50
Sleep more -- Lose weight!
Here’s a surprise: Getting more sleep can help people lose weight!
In this well-designed study, people who usually sleep less than 6.5 hours lost weight by sleeping longer.
This research was published February 2022 in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association - Internal Medicine.
Researchers recruited 80 overweight adults who had a habit of sleeping fewer than 6.5 hours per night.
Half the group (40 people) were randomly assigned to attend sleep counselling sessions. In…