The Weight-Loss Tip You Don’t Take Seriously (but Should)

We realize the Internet (and even our site) is flooded with weight-loss tips. And there’s no way you could possibly adhere to all of them, especially considering more than a few contradict each other. Often the more out-there advice monopolizes the conversation (think infrared saunas, cryotherapy, and intermittent fasting), but health and wellness expert Dr. Frank Lipman reminds us that sometimes the simplest tip can have the biggest effect. His top weight-loss tip is one you’ve heard a thousand times, but you probably don’t take it seriously—and you should, because there are mounds of scientific evidence backing it. The tip? Sleep. Before you write it off and click back to Facebook, find out how lack of sleep really affects your body.

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