How does sleep affect body weight?

Experts have known for some time that there is a relation between being overweight and sleep. Evidence clearly points to sleep-related pathologies being more common amongst the obese, as being overweight makes it difficult to get adequate rest. The following meta-analyses of observational studies detail this relation:


Meal timing, frequency, breakfast, intermittent fasting and cardiovascular disease, AHA review

Few weeks ago the American Heart Association published a new review about mealtime and frequency and its relationship with cardiovascular disease prevention: Meal Timing and Frequency: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association "(2017), a document with hundreds of references, in which a team of experts reviewed observational and interventional evidence.