Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

March 5, 2015 9:00 PM

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THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Night-to-night changes in the amount of sleep teens get may affect how much they eat, a new study suggests.

The research included 342 teens, average age 17, who slept an average of 7 hours a night. But after nights when they slept an hour less or more than normal, the teens ate an average of 201 more calories, 6 grams more fat and 32 grams more carbohydrates a day.

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