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28 Ways to Burn More Fat While You Sleep

Gourmandize Logo By Stephanie Holmes of Gourmandize | Slide 1 of 28: During the sleep phase, our bodies release the human growth hormone (HGH), which is responsible for cell renewal and repair. The energy required to do this gets pulled from fat deposits, provided you don't take in too many carbs before bed, which is thought to disrupt HGH secretion. To ensure optimum functioning, try to get the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night.

Value your sleep

During the sleep phase, our bodies release the human growth hormone (HGH), which is responsible for cell renewal and repair. The energy required to do this gets pulled from fat deposits, provided you don't take in too many carbs before bed, which is thought to disrupt HGH secretion. To ensure optimum functioning, try to get the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night.

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