FREE standard shipping
Need Help? 866.297.8836

in 

Study links "Social Jet Lag" to Obesity


The thought of sleeping in on a weekend excites most people, but in reality, sleeping in is often a rare occurrence. Yet, if a person wakes up at 6 a.m. Monday through Friday and sleeps until 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday on a regular basis, the body's internal (circadian) clock can be altered, upsetting the internal rhythm of the body, which helps you sleep soundly.

A recent study featured in Current Biology links "social jet lag"— what happens when your body is up later than normal, creating a sluggish feel the next day— to unhealthy food choices and metabolism decrease over time. A combination of a poor diet and slower metabolism can lead to weight gain and, over time, obesity. To learn more about the study and our body’s internal clocks, check out this video.


Comments (0)

You must be logged in to add comments. Please click here to login.