Healthy Insights — weight loss

Nicole Ferro

Sleep: Your Secret Weapon for Weight Loss

If you are serious about losing weight, you must get high-quality, restorative sleep.  Sound simple? It’s serious and it’s easy to overlook. Do not dismiss this. Too many people deprive themselves of sleep on a regular basis and destroy their ability to lose weight. When you’re sleep deprived your body simply cannot burn fat and lose weight efficiently. Sleep deprivation depresses your metabolism, increases food intake, and tells your body to store fat. 1-11 Scientific research shows that people who struggle with poor sleep are much more likely to have “major weight gain”. 10 Poor sleep wreaks havoc on your system causing...

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