Time for a diet? Just sleep on it
- Lose Weight While You Sleep! Kovacs, Jenny Stamos // Glamour;Mar2009, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p236
The author reports on the impact that sleeping more can have on a person's weight loss. The author states that the lack of sleep leads to weight gain due to the impact that sleep has women's hormones, appetite and metabolism. Reasons why women who sleep more are more likely to lose weight are...
- Weight loss lessens sleep apnea. // Cortlandt Forum;1/25/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p19
The article presents a study about the benefit of weight loss in reducing the problem of a person with sleep apnea, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Researchers assessed the weight and sleep apnea during two examinations done five years apart.
- The mourning after. Applegate, Liz // Runner's World;Dec96, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p22
Discusses information on the body mechanisms that automatically work to handle the effects of over-eating. How the mechanism works. How excess carbohydrate that does not get burned immediately is converted into fat and stored in fat cells; Why there is no need to panic be
- Coasting downhill. // Prevention;Mar95, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p24
Cites a review of 43 studies on weight cycling which found no real ill effects from yo-yo dieting. Report in `Journal of the American Medical Association,' October 19, 1994; Suggestion by Thomas A. Wadden, Ph.D. on finding a diet that will succeed.
- Does your scale measure your weight and body fat... Brown, J. Emerson // Popular Electronics;Jan97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p9
Discusses the level of fat measurement that should be retained in the body and the device for measurement. What body fat is; How to monitor a person's health and body fat; TBF-511 and how it works; TBF-511 in giving control, evaluation and as being considered risk-free.
- Be your own best friend. Sinatra, Stephen // Total Health;Feb/Mar98, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p34
Provides information about the consequences of weight loss. Questions that would arise concerning the changes that accompany weight loss; Case story of school teacher who was in the weight loss program; Possible impact of weight loss.
- Sleep It Off. McGinnis, Marianne; Drozd, Shelly // Prevention;Jun2003, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p82
If you get less than 8 hours of shut-eye a night, you may be contributing to your weight problem. Sleep deprivation disrupts your body's normal ability to process and control various weight-related hormones (glucose, cortisol, and thyroid hormones). This imbalance encourages cells to store...
- secret reasons you're struggling with your WEIGHT. Tranell, Kim // Seventeen;May2010, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p96
This article uncovers the secret reasons behind the weight struggles of some teenage girls and offers advice on losing or gaining weight. According to research, there is a correlation between lack of sleep and the odds of being overweight. It notes the tendency of the body to feel hungry when...
- Sleep: The New Heavyweight in Weight Control? Phillips, Barbara A. // Internal Medicine Alert;5/15/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p65
Short (< 7 hours/night) sleep duration is associated with increased BMI and increased genetic influences on BMI. Longer sleep duration may reduce genetic influences on body weight.