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06 October 2017

For children, a good night’s sleep is more important than you might think.

For children, a good night’s sleep is more important than you might think. A recent study involving over 4,500 English kids between the ages of 9 and 10 found that the amount of sleep they got directly affected their health. According to the researchers, children of this age who sleep on average one hour less than the recommended ten hours per day are likely to have a greater body weight and fat mass, along with a higher risk for insulin resistance, elevated levels of blood glucose and type 2 diabetes.

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