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How Sleep Influences Nutrition & Weight

Poor sleep can be a cause and result of excess body fat since sleep deprivation disrupts appetite-controlling hormones, insulin management, and blood sugar levels. Put a stop to poor nutrition and lead a healthier lifestyle by improving your sleep. SLEEP INFLUENCES DIET Just one night of poor sleep disrupts our leptin and ghrelin levels, two…

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Spring Into Better Sleep

The benefits of better sleep far outweigh the work necessary to change poor sleep habits. Take the steps towards better sleep by understanding the science and value of sleep and practicing positive sleep habits. THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP Roughly half of the time spent sleeping is focused on physical restoration of the brain and body.…

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Sleep & Heart Health

Sleep is essential. Sleep is essential for improving our overall well-being and performing at our best. This in mind, the most important benefit of sleep is also one of the most misunderstood. Sleep is crucial for reducing our risk of developing life-threatening diseases. Sleep literally saves lives. BIOLOGY When we sleep, our body goes into…

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New Year, New Sleep Priorities

New Year, New Sleep Priorities Studies have shown that poor sleep can drastically increase your risks for developing deadly chronic conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Not to mention poor sleep wreaks havoc on your emotional and mental health, hindering your ability to focus, stay calm under pressure, and think rationally. Let’s make…

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How to Get Better Sleep While Traveling

How to Get Better Sleep While Traveling All the hard work we put into our sleep can easily be undone if we don’t take extra precautions to handle the disruption of traveling. Here are several tips to achieve quality sleep while traveling. Internal Factors Dehydration, too much (or too little) food, new foods, and high…

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Holiday Stress & Sleep

Manage holiday stress by making sleep a priority With temperatures dropping and leaves falling, the holidays must be right around the corner, and with them the excitement and joy of family time and memories as well as social pressures, deadlines and stress. Manage the holiday stress by making sleep a priority and following these quick…

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Scary Sleep Habits To Break

Sleep habits can strengthen or weaken your sleep Duration, Timing, Quality (DTQ). When we build and regularly practice positive sleep hygiene, we set ourselves up for optimal sleep health success. Avoid these scary sleep habits to be better prepared for the upcoming holiday season. Inconsistent Bed/Wake Time What time we lay down to sleep and…

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Mental Health + Sleep

How Mental Health And Sleep Depend On Each Other The quality of sleep you get each night heavily affects, and equally depends upon, the state of your mental health. Think of your sleep and your mental health as yin and yang, two seemingly contrary forces that are dependent on one another. Maintain Balance When proper…

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More Sleep, Less Risk

Life moves pretty fast. Accidents, errors and other unanticipated circumstances can arise quickly and, if not handled correctly, can just as quickly ruin your day, or your year. There is, however, one simple thing that everyone can do to help them anticipate, identify and react to risky situations: sleep! The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation We’ve…

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Back to School Sleep Tips

For most children, summertime means enjoying a more flexible schedule, staying up later than normal, sleeping in and extended play. However, as we approach the new school year, letting your little ones stay up later than usual can come with a price. For many children, this means sleepy mornings and increased irritability for the first…

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