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    Does a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat Fatty Food?
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    atti_editor posted:
    "Skipping just a single night of sleep leads to a shift in brain activity that seems to spark a desire to consume more fat the following day, a new study suggests.

    The study offers potential insights into the relationship between lack of sleep and the risk of obesity, researchers said.


    "This study is the first to link [such> changes in regional brain function with actual food intake after sleep deprivation."'


    Read the article above for more information.



    Have you noticed that you eat more fatty foods after a bad night's sleep?
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    franola responded:
    I am not the best sleeper. I hope this article is wrong!


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