Joao Breda, programme Manager nutrition, physical activity and obesity world health organization, said that the need to sleep enough number of hours is a necessary condition for preventing excess weight among adolescents. According to the representative who, between insufficient sleep and obesity are directly related.
As stated by joão Breda, teenagers should sleep nine hours or more. He said this during the presentation of the report “Adolescent obesity”. The earlier Nonsense statement that people faced with excess weight in adolescence, with a high probability will suffer from it later.
Recently, experts from the Ohio state University, came to the conclusion that the relationship between healthy sleep and a tendency to obesity is observed among children of preschool age. As shown by a study conducted by researchers, on a strict daily schedule (which, in addition to enough time to sleep, meant limited time for watching TV and regular meals) reduced the likelihood that the child will suffer from excess weight.
Also in favor of regular sleep reduces the likelihood of obesity and diabetes at any age, shows the number of scientific papers published before – in particular, prepared by scientists from Harvard University last year. And researchers representing the University of California at San Francisco, found that people who consume lots of sugary drinks with caffeine, thereby increasing the probability of acquiring a excess weight not only directly (through consumption of excessive carbohydrates), but also indirectly as it turned out, it often happens that those who drink soda too often, sleep less than five hours a day.