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Understanding Night Eating

Night Eating Syndrome has recently gained increased attention, as doctors are recognizing its connection to obesity. Night Eating Syndrome (NES) is a type of food addiction defined by an unusual eating pattern in which an individual gets more than half of their daily caloric intake after 8pm. An individual suffering from NES will eat a […]

Night Eating Syndrome comes out of the dark

Individuals with NES usually have trouble falling asleep and/or staying asleep. NES can lead to chronic sleep deprivation as it does disturb sleep. Prolonged sleep deprivation has serious consequences including decreased alertness when awake, impaired memory, inability to concentrate, slower reflexes, hindered hand-eye coordination and a greater risk of automobile accidents. Some theories indicate that […]