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? » Is your cat affecting your sleep? 10 facts on snoring 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 Advertorial: Sleep and the immune system Advertorial: How to fall asleep faster ADVERTORIAL: Deep sleep is essential for good health ADVERTORIAL: Germs - How often should I wash my bedding?