RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When ingested at night, certain foods may impair your sleep. In addition, they can make you hungrier the next day and decrease the levels of the hormones responsible for fat burning.
But there is more, according to Women's Health magazine. Sleeping poorly reduces the body's insulin sensitivity and the growth hormone levels that feed and increase muscle mass; and, in turn, increases cortisol levels (the stress hormone), as a study published in the scientific . . .