1. Sleep it off
One 2017 study published in the journal Sleep purposefully manipulated its subjects’ rest to be 60-130 per cent of their normal totals. Modest sleep loss resulted in a significant increase in food intake, with a greater number of kilojoules coming from less healthy, kilojoule-denser foods, often with lots of sleep-disrupting sugar.
“Put simply, you’re practically eating yourself awake,” says W.