Get your zzzzz's! Research shows that just one night of sleep deprivation can lower metabolism and energy expenditure. Plus, lack of sleep can increase genetic risks for obesity, increase appetite and cravings, and has been linked to Type 2 Diabetes and inflammation. Oh and of course there's the crankiness! Bottom Line: Sleep 7-9 hours per night to maximize health and leanness!
- Celebrity Nutritionist, Rehan Jalali