The amount of energy you use when you sleep depends on your age, height, weight, and fitness (as well as several other factors, including the weather!), and is measured in kCal/min or kCal/hour as your “Basal Metabolic Rate.” If you are interested in calculating how much energy it takes just to keep your body functioning properly, you might check out this website: http://www.caloriesperhour.com/tutorial_BMR.php.
Some recent research suggests that using conjugated linoleic acid may increase energy expenditure during sleep: http://www.nutritionexpress.com/article+index/authors/jeff+s+volek+phd+rd/showarticle.aspx?articleid=939.
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