Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Sufficient Sleep Essential for Weight Loss

If you're dieting to lose weight, you may be wasting your efforts if you're not getting enough sleep. Sufficient sleep is essential to fuel weight loss, says John Phillip.
We all understand the importance of sleeping seven to nine hours each night to allow for adequate cellular housekeeping, as the body metabolizes and synthesizes enzymes and proteins that are critical to our survival. In the past, a sound sleep has been shown to lower incidence of heart disease, diabetes and dementia in direct relationship to the number of hours slept each evening. Read more

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