A study published in the Journal (sleep) that people who resort to sleep late and young adults on the weekends are the most likely to gain weight over time.
– This is one of the first studies that examined the link between sleep times and body mass index through the various ages. Based on the fundamentals of the global sleep For teenagers between the ages of 14-17 years old should sleep 8-10 hours a night, while adults aged 18-25 years should sleep 7-9 hours per night.
– The study:
Person team analyzed 3,342 adults and young people joined data in National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health in 1994-2009.
Each participant wrote days Times sleep in work days and holidays through 3 different times of the stage of his life: through adulthood, an undergraduate, through the action phase.
According to the researchers BMI (body mass index) at each stage.
The research team found that sleep late for the age group between adolescence and adults are most likely to gain weight within 5 years of their lives. As each hour delay from the usual time to sleep the body mass index increase by 2.1 kg / m2.
Studies are still to include the impact of delayed sleep on other factors of human health, and for this we recommend organizing sleeping time because of its benefits on human biology and in particular, what is the relation to weight gain and what to him from the consequences of obesity and others.