This is How Eating Habits and Sleeping Patterns are Connected

Your brain is drastically affected when you don’t get enough sleep. Shutterstock.

2. The Connection Between Sleep Loss And Our Brains

So, what have the studies shown us? When you are totally deprived of sleep, your brain’s reward system is turned on when it comes to food. This information was only recently discovered by the hard-working and most likely sleep-deprived researchers!

They were initially unsure as to what the connection was between sleep loss that we encounter on a daily basis and the way our brain responds to food when it is placed in front of us or just sitting in the fridge. 

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