A recent study involving 40,834 Australian adults has proved an indisputable link between sleep deprivation and obesity. In the study it was found that middle age adults who slept less than 7 hours a night had a much higher incidence of obesity than those that slept for more than 7 hours.

This study highlights the importance of addressing sleep in the treatment of obesity.A naturopathic approach to weight loss includes addressing your sleep for maximum results.

Magee et al 2009, Sleep duration and obesity in middle-aged Australian adults, Obesity.