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Snooze to Lose: The Sleep/Weight Loss Correlation

Pssst! There’s a secret to weight loss and it’s not an expensive home gym or the latest Nike sneakers.

It’s sleep.

When it comes to health and wellness, sleep is an often overlooked aspect of human wellbeing. Not only is sleep important for a balanced lifestyle, quality sleep is a major factor in achieving ultimate overall health. From weight loss to clear skin, mental alertness to a strong immune system, proper sleep has been proven time and again to keep health issues at bay.

In a study recently referenced by Fitness magazine, when a Carnegie Mellon University research team exposed study participants to a cold virus, those who didn’t sleep as soundly were six time more likely to get sick than people with good quality sleep.

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