Sleeping your way to weight loss

What better way to lose oodles of fat than sleeping soundly through the night after making certain changes in your diet and exercise.

Actually you can double your chances of reaching your ideal weight if you get between six and eight hours` sleep daily, according to scientists.

More sleep will render you inactive and less of it will push your stress levels higher with cravings for unhealthy food, reports the Telegraph.

The research by Kaiser Permanente, a health consortium in the US, found that people trying to lose at least 10 lb or four kg were more likely to succeed if they had lower stress levels and slept moderately. Nearly 500 obese adults with average age of 55 took part in the study.

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