During wakefulness, we put a lot of effort for weight loss – eat right, play sports. Most of us believe that in order to lose weight, you have to move. After all, every move leads to the loss of calories during sleep the body rests and, on the contrary, are inclined to accumulate extra grams-pounds, reports golos.ua.
But if you look at the body as a whole, the picture is quite different. When we sleep, resting our Central nervous system, which is inextricably linked part of the brain the hypothalamus. This part of the brain is very important for our body as it regulates the sense of hunger and thirst.
It interacts with hormones such as leptin, which is responsible for our sense of satiety, and ghrelin, which “tells” the body that we are hungry. When we sleep less than the recommended 7-8 hours, our body produces less leptin (and then the next day we will need more food for satiety) and increases the production of ghrelin (and then we begin to hunger more and more).
The conclusion is simple: the less we sleep the more we want to eat the next day. Our body needs a night and to take power to maintain life. And he takes the energy from a heavy dinner. Everything is simple: the part is absorbed, and the rest goes to fat stores in problem areas.
If we had properly, the body begins to break down its own fat reserves it is somatropic hormone called the hormone of strength and harmony, and peak concentrations in the body – during long sleep: ideally, again, 7 hours.
It is best to sleep in a cool room, so the body burns more calories, better resting, recovering and tempered.
Frustrated when we go to sleep, our body is nervous and tense. Levels of the hormone cortisol through the roof. And it is this hormone slows down the metabolic processes and significantly reduces the rate of burning calories. So the process of losing weight to go faster, you need to calm down and relax. Help good book, a walk or meditation.