The link between short sleep duration and obesity: We should recommend more sleep to prevent obesity

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Abstract

Sleep may affect energy balance. Sleep may not be the only answer to the obesity pandemic, but its effect should be considered seriously, as even small changes in the energy balance are beneficial. Good sleep could be part of the obesity prevention approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)881-884
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Volume91
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006
Externally publishedYes

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The link between short sleep duration and obesity : We should recommend more sleep to prevent obesity. / Taheri, Shahrad.

In: Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol. 91, No. 11, 11.2006, p. 881-884.

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