Posted: 10 Jun 2012 12:14 PM PDT
The sight of unhealthy food during a period of sleep restriction activated reward centers in the brain less active than with adequate sleep, a new study using fMRI scans shows. Previous research has shown restricted sleep leading to increased food consumption in healthy people and increased desires for sweet and salty food. Results from this study provides additional support for the role of inadequate sleep in appetite-modulation and obesity.
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