Do you know that tired feeling from not enough sleep? I do!
My brain says, “ OK if you aren’t going to give me sleep then give me food! I want carbs and caffeine”.
Can you relate?
Great God wonderfully created our bodies to function best on 7 to 9 hours of
sleep per night.
of sleep eventually wrecks havoc with our hormones, our food choices, our
appetite and even when we eat.
Lack of sleep changes our hormone levels, which affects how much we eat.
you know we have hormones that are affected by lack of sleep which regulate
hunger and appetite?
is the hormone that tells us we are hungry.
When we are sleep deprived we have more ghrelin.
Leptin is the hormone that suppresses our appetite. When we are sleep deprived we have less leptin.
much ghrelin makes us hungry and too…
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