The relationship between sleep and eating habits Adolescent

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The relationship between sleep and eating habits Adolescent ;

In a study by the American Heart Association, there is a connection between sleep habits of adolescents and how they eat. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University was studied the sleep habits of 342 adolescents and the correlation between their eating habits. On average, teens slept seven hours a night. When the amount of sleep varied even an hour in any direction, as a result of these differences in eating habits of adolescents.

  • eat 201 calories more per day
  • consumes about 6 grams of total fat and 32 grams carbohydrates every day,
  • 60 percent more likely pecking night weekdays and
  • 100 percent more likely munching night on weekends.
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“According to the data of our study, is not how long you sleep that matters. It is variations from day to day while you sleep,” said study author He fan, MS, lead author of the study and an epidemiologist at the Medical Faculty of the University of Penn State.

The researchers theorized, “sleep duration itself could matter more if teens should be extremely lack of sleep, sleep only four hours a night, for example.”

Teenagers need nine to 10 hours of sleep per night, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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For more information, check out the entire study.


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