Finding the fountain of youth is like chasing shadows. You know that sufficient sleep and exercise will do a body good but what can we eat to coerce the youthful glow? A new study says less is more for the body to look like a young chick.
Intermittent fasting is not as restrictive as one might think. Fasting has traditionally been the absence of food for a set amount of time. But intermittent fasting, or IF, is when you avoid eating for most of your day. For example, eating between 5PM until bedtime.
The benefits of IF are similar to those of fasting. It can include weight management, less time being sick. more energy, more clarity, and better mood. The commitment to IF is 6 days a week of the ‘window’ of eating anything, On the flip-side, traditional fasting requires no consumption of food during the time of fasting.
Without a better way to parlay to the next story, IF may be a potential way to rectify the disruption in mood leading to teens lack of sleep. As mentioned earlier this week, including more Omega 3s could help with any anxiety and possible depression but why not include some proper intermittent fasting? Here’s a book that could shine the light on it.
Parents may not put two and two together but a study finds a correlation between teens who get less sleep and risky behavior. These behaviors include drunk driving, suicidal behavior, self-harm, and high-risk sexual behavior. Of interest, these high-risk behaviors are also symptoms of people living with depression and bipolar disorder. You know what else is a symptoms? Poor sleep habits.
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