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Fat Cells Need Sleep to Perk Up their Metabolism

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You know that getting too little sleep can leave you sluggish and irritable but did you know it can make you fat?

Too little sleep increases levels of hormones that make you hungry. If that isn’t bad enough, it also decreases hormones that make you full. According to new research, lack of sleep reduces your fat cells’ ability to respond properly to insulin, which is pivotal in regulating how your body uses and stores calories.

Quoted in “USA Today”, ...

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