Exhausted? You’re probably hungry, too — and for sugary or fatty foods.
This is due to your lack of sleep messing with brain regions that control appetite. Though scientists don’t fully understand why, it seems that sleep-deprived people crave high-kilojoule foods, and they’re also prone to obesity. When you’re tired, you’re less likely to be critical of unhealthy food, so no more midnight refrigerator raids!