I know the legendary 'fact' of the weight loss world is that the more you sleep, the less you eat, which equals weight loss. But why when I barely sleep, I find that I lose weight more easily?
"The more you sleep the more you lose weight" is false. I know that everyone's health is different but there are a few laws that apply to everyone.
When a sumo wrestler has his large meal he will take a long nap. Sleeping on a full stomach forces your body to store the calories and carbs as fat. having a piece of fruit or a yogurt is okay but don't have anything heavy or high in calories etc.
A few simple tips.
Focus on losing fat not weight. Not eating too much is a must, just follow the daily portion sizes on the labels, you could also cut the portions in half with many of these foods. have half a candy bar instead of the whole thing and put it away, out of site for later. try to get at least 30 minutes of exercise daily and drink at least 4 to 6 cups of water. Start weight lifting. Muscle is a great ally for fat loss. Focus on high fiber and fat soluble foods. LiveStrong.com is one of my favorite health sites.
A lack of sleep also hinders your body’s ability to process the sweet stuff. “When you’re sleep deprived, the mitochondria in your cells that digest fuel start to shut down. Sugar remains in your blood, and you end up with high blood sugar,” says Breus. Losing out on sleep can make fat cells 30 percent less able to deal with insulin...
Not sleeping enough—less than seven hours of sleep per night—can reduce and undo the benefits of dieting, according to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
If you want to look better, the most common suggestion is “eat less and move more.” But it’s not that simple, or even accurate. Sometimes you want to eat less and move more, but it seems impossible to do so. And there might be a good reason: Between living your life, working, and exercising, you’re forgetting to sleep enough. Or maybe, more importantly, you don’t realize that sleep is the key to being rewarded for your diet and fitness efforts. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 35 percent of people are sleep deprived. I attend TheSlimCo Weight Loss Session for fitness.
The more you sleep, the less you eat is totally false, if you take more sleep, it will increase your weight. Becuase when you sleep more you can't able to burn your fat in that time. We need at least 6-8 hours sleep at night. Sleep-less or more not good for health. But due to busy and hectic schedules, people are not able to take proper sleep and it causes to the health.
So try to sleep for at least 6 hours at night to maintain good health.