Sleep deprivation is bad for your diet in a number of ways, research shows. Photo: Shutterstock

Hunger games: how lack of sleep can trick you into the junk food obesity trap

Less than seven hours’ rest for adults can cut output of a hormone that signals you’ve had enough to eat, produce more of another that increases hunger and also stir cravings for unhealthy, high-calorie food

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Sleep deprivation is bad for your diet in a number of ways, research shows. Photo: Shutterstock
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