Give Your Appetite a Rest



It only takes a night of sleep deprivation to increase levels of ghrelin (the hormone that triggers hunger) and decrease levels of leptin (which suppresses hunger). As a result, your body thinks you're starving, which spikes cravings for high-fat and high-calorie foods, says Ann E. Rogers, PhD, RN, an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.


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