The less you sleep, the fatter you become: Tiredness makes us eat more, say scientists

The less you sleep, the fatter you become: Tiredness makes us eat more, say scientists Volunteers who were sleep-deprived ate more than 500 additional calories per day | UPDATED: 20:21 GMT, 15 March 2012 As if being tired from lack of sleep wasn’t punishment enough, now scientists say that not getting a good night’s rest could lead to obesity.

Adverts are to blame! Mouthwatering images of food "fuelling Britain"s obesity epidemic"

Adverts are to blame! Mouthwatering images of food 'fuelling Britain's obesity epidemic' Study on young men reveals their eyes are usually bigger than their stomachs Just looking at a picture of delicious food makes you hungry, experts have discovered. They also claim that the mouthwatering images may be part of the reason for Britain's growing obesity epidemic – and that people trying to lose weight should avoid looking at them. Researchers in Germany have revealed it only takes a picture of tempting food to cause a change in the level of hormones that control our appetite