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Be Careful of Your Sleep (Step 17)

Be Careful of Your Sleep

When it comes to weight loss, proper nutrition, tight diet and sports are the things that come to mind first. But regular sleep is not taken into account most of the time. However regular nutrition, exercise and sleep has equally importance for a healthy life.

The people who are insufficiently sleeping experience a decrease in their level of leptin hormone that sends a signal for satiety. This decrease makes the satiation come late and cause you to eat more.

One other disadvantage of the sleeplessness is the increased appetite, which is led by the increment of the cortisol hormone in the stressful cases such as insomnia. It is scientifically proven that cortisol is a hormone leading to gain weight.

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