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Strategies for better sleep 

Among all the responsibilities we have in a given day, sleep tends to be the first thing we put on the chopping block. The ironic part is that while it’s the first thing we opt to give up, it’s one of the most nourishing things we can do for our bodies. Getting enough quality sleep may not be possible every single night, but if gone unchecked for too long, inadequate sleep can compound into a variety of immediate and long-term health problems. 

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This Is Your Metabolism on Sleep Deprivation 

Is the state of your sleep curtailing your weight loss? If so, you aren’t alone. The majority of Americans get less than 6 hours of sleep per night. Are you among them? Does 6 hours a night actually sound like a luxury? If so, the answer to your weight loss difficulties may not begin with changing your diet and exercise but may first require an appropriate bedtime and better quality rest. Research into the metabolic effects of sleep reveals some startling insights about the role of sleep in metabolic functioning. Read on to see just how your metabolism is altered with even a few nights of insufficient or disrupted sleep.


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