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Weekend sleep-in may ruin your waistline, says study


Weekend sleep-in may ruin your waistline, says study

New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study now finds that sleeping in on weekends may not be such a good idea for a person's waistline or health. According to experts, even if one sleeps longer on weekends, if they continue to sleep poorly, they will still eat too much, and they will still gain weight, reported CNN.

Speaking about it, study author Kenneth Wright Jr, said that the common behaviour of "sleeping in on the weekends doesn't correct the body's inability to regulate blood sugar if that weekend is followed by a workweek or school week full of insufficient sleep," adding, "And when we go back to getting too little sleep again.'' The study, published Thursday in the journal Current Biology, assigned volunteers to three groups that had different sleep requirements over a total of 10 days. None of the participants had newborns in the home or any health impairments that would affect the quality of their sleep.

The first group had the opportunity to sleep for nine hours each night for the

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