Posts Tagged ‘sleep’

Do You Really Get Enough Sleep?

How would your life be different if you slept as much as you wanted to, or at least as much as your body needs? Too many of us aren’t getting enough sleep. In fact, half of us get less than we really need. The results? Lack of energy, lowered work productivity, difficulty concentrating, endangered driving, […]

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8 Hours of Sleep and 8 Glasses of Water?

Don’t you just love it when everything you thought you ever knew gets turned on its head, and the conventional knowledge on a subject isn’t the right knowledge anymore? Take for example this sleep study that suggests that 8 hours of sleep isn’t necessary. The funny thing about it is that the subjects were exposed […]

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Sleep Deprivation and Weight Gain

Did you know that there is an association between inadequate sleep and obesity? This is according to Lawrence J. Cheskin, M.D., Director of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center. The Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source also has an interesting article about a study done on 60,000 women over 16 years, and the possible […]

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Healthy Living and Sleep

There are many aspects to healthy living and keeping your body, mind, and spirit in good working order. Some of the pieces of the puzzle are more obvious, such as eating whole foods, less processed foods, cutting out the sugar, eliminating trans fats, and trying to steer clear of additives to foods such as MSG […]

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Why Did Natural Latex Mattresses Catch on and Where Are They Headed Next?

Natural latex mattresses are not just about hype or pomp and circumstance.  They are the real thing.  Though you will pay a bit more to buy a natural latex mattress than a synthetic one or even another type of mattress, it will pay off bigtime in the benefits you reap from sleeping on it.  How […]

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