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Simple Strategies for How to Stop Overeating (Page 6)

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Get enough rest. Aim for 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye each night—less than that might cause you to eat more. That’s because insufficient sleep can lower levels of leptin—a hormone that tells us when we’ve eaten enough—and also increases ghrelin, a hormone that signals the body to eat, according to a 2011 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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