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Weight loss can be helped by clocking lots of hours in bed, not just on the treadmill,  scientists have claimed. 

New research found that those who go to bed later and sleep less are more likely to be overweight.

What’s more, the study showed that obesity was much more likely in those who go to bed later, even if they are getting ‘enough’ sleep.

Researchers at the University of Birmingham look at the lifestyles of Chinese children to draw the conclusions.

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The study found that there is a link between sleep duration and the amount of body fat.

The children who slept longer had a lower BMI then those who slept longer.

For each hour later that the child went to bed their BMI was a little higher.

Professor Peymané Adab, Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology & Public Health, said: "This study contributes to existing

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