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

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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
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2006


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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