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LINKS TO SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SLEEP AND WEIGHT

Supporting studies on the relationship between sleep and weight loss.

In researching the relationship between sleep and weight, the scientific research below was particularly helpful in identifying a connection between poor sleep and weight gain.

Study 1:Short Sleep Duration Is Associated with Reduced Leptin, Elevated Ghrelin, and Increased Body Mass Index. LINKAuthorship: Shahrad Taheri, Ling Lin, Diane Austin, Terry Young, and Emmanuel Mignot, © 2004 Taheri et al., pursuant to a Creative Commons License.

Study 2:Relationship of Ghrelin and Leptin Hormones With Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference in a Random Sample of Adults. LINKAuthorship: Monti V, Carlson JJ, Hunt SC, Adams TD.

Study 3:Short Sleep Duration and Weight Gain: a Systematic Review. LINKAuthorship: Sanjay R. Patel and Frank B. Hu.