The more you sleep, the slimmer you’ll stay. Getting enough sleep is essential to healthy eating habits. If your getting fewer than seven hours of sleep, you’re less likely to lose weight. Lack of sleep raises levels of cortisol, a hormone that increases stress, blood pressure and blood sugar. Cortisol also inflates appetite, cravings for sugar and weight gain- so rest up to shape up.
Source: My Magazine’s – “Oxygen”