Are sleep and weight related? The relationship between sleep loss and weight gain is a strong one, borne out in a variety of studies over the years. Large population studies show that both adults and children are more likely to be overweight and obese the less they sleep at night.
Have you noticed when you are sleep deprived your appetite increases? Do you feel more stressed when you have sleep debt? There are many compounding effects of sleep deprivation that affect our weight.
Great to have Maria Shriver post my blog about Sleep and Weight