Friends on the demand of fans of the page Today is a topic of which is common among all. Everyone wants to know what to avoid if gaining weight. Simple Ways to Prevent Obesity #Sleep The role of sleep in overall well-being cannot be overstated. This extends to the goal of preventing obesity, too. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends seven or more hours of sleep for adults 18 and over, and even more sleep for younger people. Studies have linked later bedtimes to weight gain over time. One study of nearly 3,500 adolescents who were followed between 1994 and 2009 found that a “later average bedtime during the workweek, in hours, from adolescence to adulthood was associated with an increase in BMI over time.” In another study, researchers found that late bedtimes, and therefore less nightly sleep, for 4-year-old and 5-year-old children resulted in a greater likelihood of obesity over time. Specifically, the researchers found that the odds of becoming obese were higher for children who slept less than about 9.5 hours per night, as well as for children who went to bed at 9 p.m. or later.



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