Sleep and Weight Loss

We need our Beauty Sleep

Image of Woman Sleeping
Image of Woman Sleeping, copyright Microsoft


As a prolific reader, I’m always reading something, especially about health.  Last week I was reading an eBook called “Lights Out – Sleep, Sugar and Survival.”

I learned I really need to turn off all lights when I sleep (I have a bad habit of falling asleep with the light on).  The book said we really need a little more than 9 hours of sleep per night.  Well, I get no where near that, probably averaging 4 hours each night.  The authors state:


“The disastrous slide in the health of the American people corresponds to the increase in light-generating night activities and the carbohydrate consumption that follows.”

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