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#Time When You #Eat for #WeightControl

Would you believe that weight loss may have more to do with the time window of when we eat rather than the foods we eat? According to new book, this may be the great debate in weight. Most of us … Continue reading

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What’s the Purpose of REM Sleep?

The brain uses REM sleep as a way to keep the brain warm. When are car battery gets cold – it essentially loses charge. Our brains are not as easy to replace as a car battery. This may be the … Continue reading

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How Sleep Impacts Life Rhythms

Whatever your age, if you haven’t realized by this point in life that sleep or lack thereof affects your brain, this study is about to school you. A new study shows us that when we run on a deficit of … Continue reading

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Stranger than Fiction Myths on Sleep

The reasons we sleep are easy to see because it’s a bad-look when we’re dragging. Beyond what meets the eye, it restores our immune system, clears toxins from the  brain, balances hormones, and lowers blood pressure. Importance of sleep has … Continue reading

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Good Reason for Low Alcohol Consumption

Not too long ago, a study explained to us that we need to sleep in order to help facilitate the waste out of our brain. When I read the study, it seemed like flushing the toilet of junk-collected in our cebrospinal fluid. … Continue reading

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The Good News About Sleep

We’re finally winning, Americans! In the game of sleep, a survey finds that between the years of 2003-2016, we got about 17-minutes more sleep per night. That’s pretty incredible. The dark side of the sleep gains is that one-third of … Continue reading

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Make a List to Fall Asleep Faster

Every morning, the first thing I think about before I get out of bed is do I feel well rested? The ‘well rested’ quota is said to be about 7-hours of shut-eye. Lucky for me and all those asking the same question, TIME has … Continue reading

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Craving Sugar? Sleep It Off!

One of the easiest ways to quell craving sugar is to get more sleep. That is so much easier said than done, says everybody. But according to well-researched studies, people between the ages of 14 to over 65 need approximately … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to Sluggish #Brain

It’s not just an old wives tale – lack of sleep does crazy things to your brain. Heck, there’s a reason it’s part of Navy SEAL training. In fact, driving while sleep deprived is a little like driving drunk. Your reaction time … Continue reading

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Hitting #Snooze Hurts Your #Heart

Drinking decaf coffee and power naps may not be the worst offenders to getting a goodnight sleep. The booby prize goes to the snooze button. This dandy little device may permit you another few minutes of rest but at what … Continue reading

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