Importance of Maintaining Healthy Weight

Move more, eat less. Turning off the television and skipping the sugary drinks are two ways to get started.
Your weight, your waist size, and the amount of weight gained since your mid-20s can have serious health implications. These factors can strongly influence your chances of developing the following diseases and conditions:
Cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, gallstones, asthma, cataracts, infertility, snoring, sleep apnea, and many other diseases and conditions…

What Causes Weight Gain?

There are several possible ways that sleep deprivation could increase the chances of becoming obese.


– Sleep-deprived people may be too tired to exercise, decreasing the “calories burned” side of the weight-change equation.
– People who don’t get enough sleep may take in more calories than those who do, simply because they are awake longer and have more opportunities to eat.
– Lack of sleep also disrupts the balance of key hormones that control appetite, so sleep-deprived people may be hungrier than those who get enough rest each night.

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