Over the past 50 years, average sleep duration has decreased by 1.5-2 hours per night. Whereas our grandparents were getting a healthy 8-9 hours per night, the average person today sleeps 7 hours or fewer.Meanwhile, obesity rates continue to rise. Globally, 13% of adults are obese, 39% are overweight, and one-in-five children and adolescents are overweight. In the U.S. alone, 49.1 adults are considered obese, as chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease also skyrocket.As sleep deprivation rises alongside obesity rates, you might wonder if there’s a connection. And
you’d be right!
It’s easy enough to blame increased obesity on junk food and fast food drive-throughs. But what about those of us who are doing everything right?It turns out that many of us are missing a crucial piece of the weight-loss puzzle. And now, with the latest science and some simple tactics and tools, you might be able to boost sleep quality and quantity... and, in turn, burn more calories in your sleep.
According to one prominent global poll, the weight loss industry is estimated at $132.7billion and is expected to surpass $142.6 billion in the next yearWith thousands of diets, supplements, shakes, and exercise programs available (many of them for free), why is it that so many people can’t seem to get their weight under control?