Your body temperature should drop by 0.5° for you to fall asleep. Sleeping naked helps heat from your core dissipate quickly from your skin, allowing you to sleep sooner. It helps calorie-burning by boosting brown fat levels, improves metabolism, prevents foul body odor, and improves sperm quality. But don’t go bare if you have with sensitive skin, declining muscle mass, or low basal metabolic rate.
Sleeping au naturel, minus a stitch of clothing, isn’t a common choice, but for the many Americans who do (12%) and many more Britons (30%), this is second nature.1 Besides nudists, a lot of mainstream people choose to sleep in the buff, simply because they find it liberating or just more comfortable. But sleeping naked has benefits too. It lets your body achieve the right temperature to sleep well, allows for better air circulation to different parts of your body, and can also improve sperm quality. Don’t believe us? Here’s proof.
2You Burn Calories In Sleep
Sleeping naked could also boost your metabolism and help you lose weight. How? Your body has a good type of fat called brown fat. It helps burn calories faster by creating heat and its levels are believed to increase at lower sleeping temperatures, like when you sleep naked.
The levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, can also have a role to play here. In the lack of restorative sleep, cortisol levels remain higher the next day, making you prone to stress eating.
Moreover, lack of sleep can also raise the levels of ghrelin – the hunger hormone – making you pack in more calories. It is a proven fact that if you don’t get proper, restful, body-repairing sleep, you would be more likely to eat between meals