pillows-890559_1920While we’re all aware that not getting enough sleep can lower our productivity levels, affect our ability to concentrate, and make us just plain cranky, not everyone realizes it can also have a negative impact on our weight. As Svelte Medical Weight Loss helps people achieve weight loss in Orlando, we always emphasize the importance of getting the proper amount of sleep on a regular basis.

Below are three ways sleep can affect your weight, derailing your weight loss efforts. Once you realize how important sleep is for weight loss and for maintaining an ongoing healthy weight, you’ll be more motivated to get to bed at a reasonable hour.

 

 

Quality and Quantity

Most adults need seven to eight hours of sleep each night. But, in addition to getting the right amount of sleep, it also needs to be good quality. That’s easier said than done for most of us, so here are a few simple tips to help increase both the quantity and quality of sleep you’re getting:

Being in a peaceful environment and allowing your body to naturally unwind every evening will greatly contribute to a good night’s sleep and help you meet your weight loss goals.

Contact Svelte Weight Loss Center today to learn more about how you can achieve weight loss in Orlando, and maintain that healthy weight.