Quality Sleep Helps Reduce Weight Kritika Ponia January 29, 2013 Health A good night’s sleep can actually do wonders for you. Not only will you wake up fresh and alert, you will lose weight! Oh yes, properly regulated sleep has been shown to help you lose weight. The loss of weight is thanks to the fact that quality sleep regulates your metabolism. Thus, your desire to eat more is curbed. Now that you know how important sleeping is, why not take a few measures to ensure quality sleep? Here are a few: 1. Don’t use the computer or watch TV close to bedtime. 2. Reduce the intake of caffeine in the evenings. 3. Avoid all medication that can affect your sleep. 4. If your life is stressful and you are not able to manage it, it’d be best to talk to someone and relieve some pressure. You could also engage in activities, which reduce stress such as meditation and yoga. 5. Exercising will also help you alleviate your stress and tension. Make sure you add good outdoor exercises to your daily routine.