Weight loss, burning fat, achieve a perfect figure is everyone’s dream. Healthy food habitats and workouts are necessary for weight loss life. However, according to a new study published in the journal of JAMA Internal Medicine, there is another everyday activity that can help burn fat, and it needs only rest.
As per the journal sleeping for longer and better can help one lose more weight, and that too, without dieting. For this study, 80 overweight adults who normally got less than 6.5 hours of sleep every night were enrolled. The mission was to evaluate how sleeping for longer hours can affect energy levels in people.
The team concluded that with personalized sleep coaching, the participants succeeded in getting more sleep. The basic principle of losing weight while sleeping is lowering the average calorie intake for the day; however, as per scientists, people can lose up to 26 pounds over three years with the help of sleep and without making any changes to their diet.
Healthy sleep habits over a long duration can support clinical weight loss over time. For this purpose, it is important to get a minimum of seven to eight hours of sleep for adults to keep the risk of belly fat accumulation at bay. As per the results, sleeping for an additional 1.2 hours was linked to the loss of as many as 270 calories in a day. Therefore, the more you sleep, the more you shed.