Moreover, a craving for harmful products for people with sleep pretty much wakes up shortly after noon. The idea is that the organism tries through increased food consumption and calorie intake to extend the period of wakefulness. And here not the last role is played by the mechanism of reward. And it is directly associated with activation of the endocannabinoid system. This system is essential for the regulation of appetite and food intake.
These findings were made by scientists on the results of the experiment. To it attracted 14 adults 18-30 years old with normal weight and without any serious health problems. When the volunteers slept enough, they were hungrier and had more cravings for harmful products. In fact, when people lack of sleep consumed an average of two times more fat.