Sleeping In Could Affect Your Weight

Researchers tracking 300 collegiate females' sleep patterns found that a consistent bedtime, and especially wake time, affected body fat. Women whose sleep and wake time varied more than 90 minutes during the week had higher body fat than those with less than 60 minutes of variation. Researchers believe that sleep pattern disruption affects physical activity…

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The Media and Sleep

Research describing concern about media use and sleep in children dates at least to the 1970’s.A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says:“a 1981 study of middle-class children in Indiana found an association between TV viewing and both shorter daytime naps and shorter nighttime sleep among toddlers. Such results have been replicated subsequently and seem…

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The Media and Sleep

Parents pass many good traits to their kids. One of these traits can be a lifetime of good sleep habits.A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says, ”Sleep is the subject of some confusion and considerable anxiety among parents of infants, but fades gradually to an afterthought among most parents of older children, who struggle…

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