Short Sleep Duration and Obesity

Gargoum, Malik Ali (2018-05-21)

Currently obesity became prevalent over the whole world. • Obesity is mainly driven by environmental factors, although genetics may play a role • Changes in the basic balance between energy intake and expenditure are obviously responsible for the current obesity pandemic. • Although sleep research has mainly concentrated on the cognitive consequences of sleep loss, sleep may be a factor that alters both sides of the energy balance


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