Tags: night owls
, weight gain
Categories: Health Stuff
Are you one of those people who enjoy staying up until the wee hours of the night and then sleeping in the next day? According to a new study, you’re at risk for gaining weight.
"When the sun goes down you are supposed to be sleeping, not eating," said Dr. Phyllis Zee, a professor of neurology and director of the Sleep and Circadian Rhythms Research Program at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. “When sleep and eating are not aligned with the body's internal clock, it can lead to changes in appetite and metabolism, which could lead to weight gain."