Do I have your attention? I’m speaking of one of the most common and most overlooked inactivity and nutrient deficiency in America today- sleep. Recently, medpage today reported that not only does lack of sleep result in excess weight gain, but it could also contributes to the accumulation of more dangerous visceral fat around vital organs. It is this bioactive fat which is associated with many chronic inflammatory disease processes. The article further concludes that excess sleep is potentially just as harmful, validating the importance of balance in one’s lifestyle.
Reuters. March 1, 2010