Sleep debt and obesity

  title={Sleep debt and obesity},
  author={Virginie Bayon and Damien L{\'e}ger and Danielle Gomez-Merino and Marie Françoise Vecchierini and Mounir Chennaoui},
  journal={Annals of Medicine},
  pages={264 - 272}
Abstract Short sleep duration has been shown to be associated with elevated body mass index (BMI) in many epidemiological studies. Several pathways could link sleep deprivation to weight gain and obesity, including increased food intake, decreased energy expenditure, and changes in levels of appetite-regulating hormones, such as leptin and ghrelin. A relatively new factor that is contributing to sleep deprivation is the use of multimedia (e.g. television viewing, computer, and internet), which… 
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