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Sleep deprivation and over eating; is a lack of sleep giving you the munchies?

Sleep deprivation and over eating; is a lack of sleep giving you the munchies? Obesity is a huge problem in our country.  Another problem affecting millions is sleep deprivation, whether from studying, or working long hours or just trying to stay up to watch your favorite late night talk show. Scientists have recently studied the link between the munchies (which is a common side effect of consuming marijuana) and a lack of sleep and have found  sleep deprivation enhances “the guilty pleasures” of sweet, salty, high-fat and other potentially bad-for-you foods. Having spent many nights in my youth showing up at diner’s after Read More »