Fewer hours of sleep may lead to higher calorie intake in toddlers

03/25/2014 | HealthDay News

The calorie intake of toddlers who slept less than 10 hours each day was about 10% higher compared with those who got more than 13 hours of sleep, according to a U.K. study in the International Journal of Obesity. Shorter sleeping time may alter the regulation of appetite hormones, researchers said.

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