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Shorter durations of sleep were linked to higher BMIs and poorer metabolic health, according to findings recently published in PLOS One. “Findings from an analysis of about 250,000 sleep questionnaires worldwide suggest that sleep duration on workdays has declined by about 37 minutes in the last decade,” Gregory D.M. Potter, BSc, MSc, of the School of Medicine at the University of Leeds, England, and colleagues wrote. “We ... used data from years 1 through 4 of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme to determine whether sleep duration was associated with diet, adiposity, glucose and lipid metabolism, metabolic syndrome criteria, function, and inflammation in U.K. adults.”
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