Lack of sleep may drive preference for unhealthy foods

08/7/2013 | Yahoo

Sleep deprivation was associated with impaired activity in brain regions associated with decision-making and increased activity in the brain's reward centers, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. Data on 23 healthy participants showed an increased preference for high-calorie foods when people were sleep-deprived compared with when they were well-rested. The results appear in Nature Communications.

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