Sleep is a very important part of human life and there is no doubt that proper sleep is a prerequisite for good health.
Physical and mental health, as well as protection against some illnesses, depending on the quality and amount of sleep.
Researchers from the University of Korea have discovered that sleeping times at weekends are related to the body weight. In particular, they studied more than 2.000 people aged between 19 to 82 years. The researchers made the appropriate body measurements and gathered information about the hours they slept during the week and separately on weekends.
Scientists have found that those who slept more at weekends than they did everyday weighed less. They may also have tended to sleep less hours on weekdays, but they spent more hours resting during the week.