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Have you ever wondered why you are than usual if you do not get a night's sleep? Researchers from the University of Chicago say they have found one . Their study reveals that a of sleep makes people hungrier the day. Sleeplessness releases in the brain that enhance the derived from eating, which also makes us eat more. We want to eat food that is high in . The researchers found that sleep-deprived people craved crisps, sweets and biscuits more than healthier foods. The researchers also reported that people in the study who did not get enough sleep ate up to as much fat content as when they had slept for eight hours.

The was conducted on 14 male and female in their twenties. They were observed by in two different . In one, they spent 8.5 hours in bed each night and averaged 7.5 hours of sleep. In the other, they spent just 4.5 hours in bed and averaged 4.2 hours of sleep. The researchers noted that in the first , the subjects ate three a day, as normal. However, in the situation, where they had been deprived of sleep, the volunteers were unable to resist what the researchers called " palatable, rewarding snacks". This happened just 90 minutes after they had eaten a that supplied them with 90 per cent of their required calories.

 
 

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