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Make this Common Mistake While Sleeping and Risk Gaining Weight


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Keeping a light on at night could change your eating schedule, and the result could be extra pounds. Mice exposed to a dim light at night gained 50 percent more weight over an eight-week period than mice that slept in total darkness.

The findings held up even when the amount of food and the physical activity of the mice were held constant, and the results could apply to people who eat meals late at night.


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