Tips for Getting Sleep
Answers and solutions for getting sleep, plus questions you can ask and tips you can offer when guiding others on their sleep quest.
Lift Weights for Better Sleep Quality
According to research, resistance training may be superior for sleep quality improvement than aerobic exercise or a combined weight/cardio workout.
Sleep Deprivation Reduces Walking Efficiency
To add to our understanding of sleep, new findings show that sleep deprivation can undermine walking efficiency and increase clumsiness.
Exercise and Sleep
Physical activity can mitigate the risk from poor sleep. This insight on exercise and sleep is according to new research findings.
The Connection Between Sleep and Gut Health
Do you have trouble sleeping? You may want to consider the link between sleep and gut health to understand how eating habits impact sleep.
Yoga and a Good Night’s Sleep
Yoga effectively reduces chronic lower-back pain and associated sleep disturbances, lowering the need for sleep medications.
Bad Sleep, Bad Diet
Below-par sleep habits can trigger below-par food choices, and the two together can equal a higher risk for conditions like heart disease and obesity.
Prebiotics for Better Sleep
Prebiotics are best known for supporting gut health, but they can also improve sleep and enhance stress resilience, according to a study published in Scientific Reports. Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder say prebiotics—dietary fibers that nourish the gut’s microbiome—create a symbiotic relationship with the body that affects the brain.
Your Gut Microbiome and Its Connection to Sleep
The gut and sleep? There is more to it than munching too many chips while binge-watching a favorite show and then tossing and turning all night. Home to thousands of bacteria that make up the microbiome, the gut affects appetite, metabolism, weight management, and whether or not a sound sleep arrives at night. To understand how nutrition, the gut and sleep interact, take a closer look at the purpose and physiology of sleep. Then discover the intricate web that ties together food and drink, the gut, and the health benefits of sleep.