Can I sleep with the TV on?

We all know that there are many things that affect weight. To absorb a bunch of processed high-calorie foods is unlikely to help you to lose weight, and sport — completely. However, that’s not all. A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, shows a very interesting connection between popular habit, way of life and common set of weights. It’s very strange, but…

Sleep with the TV leads to weight gain

The study focused on women aged 35 to 74 years of age, shows that to sleep with the TV or any other source of bright light in the bedroom is a great way to gain weight. Data for the five-year period shows that those who sleep with a TV or another source of bright light, gaining more than 5 pounds during this time period.

Getting enough quality sleep each night — top of any checklist for a healthy lifestyle, and lack of sleep has been associated with various problems, including obesity. Lack of deep sleep and sleep deprivation are generally associated with health problems including obesity.

It has been proven that artificial lighting affects the quality of sleep, and this is one of the reasons why the functions of reducing the brightness of blue light appeared in our mobile devices and computers. While a direct link between artificial light in the bedroom and total weight gain is still a bit striking.

“These results suggest that exposure to artificial light at night during sleep can be a risk factor for weight gain and development of overweight or obesity,” says scientists. “Further studies will help to clarify this relationship and to understand whether the decline in the influence of such light to be prevention of obesity.”

Control calories and maximizing physical activity needs to be major in the list, if you want to control weight. However, there will always be other factors.

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