Is sleep really that important for weight loss?

Keep it simple!

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Sleep is more than an eight-hour slack-off period.

When you sleep, you integrate the information you collected during the day and, believe it or not, you problem-solve.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 35 percent of people are sleep deprived. And when you consider that the statistic for obesity is nearly identical, it’s easy to connect the dots and discover that the connection is not a coincidence.

Not sleeping enough—less than seven hours of sleep per night—can reduce and undo the benefits of your weight loss program, according to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine