One study suggests that if you sleep fewer than seven-and-a-half hours a day not only makes weight loss difficult, but it can increase your body mass index.
Remember when you were a teenager and could eat anything you wanted? Not only could you eat fatty, sugary foods around the clock, but your body actually needed all that energy.
Many years later, those cravings still remain, but your body’s nutritional requirements have changed. With each passing decade, metabolic rates slow down — as does your ability to shed unwanted pounds.
This slowing of your body’s metabolism is an inevitable part …