Home > Medical > Sleep Disorders > Sleep and diet Sleep and diet All sections in Sleep » About Sleep » Health Tips » Insomnia » Research » Narcolepsy » Sleep News » Sleep and Diet » Sleep and Travel » Snoring Lack of sleep may make you fat Compared to a control group, people who were sleep-deprived consumed more calories a day – equal to the calories in about four and a half slices of bread. Eating less at night makes insomniacs more functional According to a new study, insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 at night were more alert the next day. Could a bad night's sleep make you eat more fatty foods? Skipping even a single night's sleep can cause you to overeat the following day, indicating that a lack of sleep could trigger obesity. Quiz Are you sleep-deprived? » Health Tip: Making the transition to sleep VIRAL: millions are watching this video to fall asleep! Can’t sleep? Try magnesium Treating conditions like depression, anxiety and tension with the help of magnesium can help you get a good night's sleep. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Stand a chance to win an Alpecin product hamper worth R1 500! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash!