Drinking Coffee in the Morning is Out

Drinking Coffee in the Morning is Out

Nutrition consultant with Carlyn Rosenblum, MS, RD has this to say about drinking coffee on an empty stomach in the morning before breakfast. “There are a few reasons why coffee isn’t great first thing in the morning, especially for women,” says Ms. Rosenblum. “First, it increases cortisol, which can negatively impact ovulation, weight and hormonal balance.” […]

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

FLASH: Proper Sleep Is Essential for Good Health When measured subjectively, data from 765,000 Americans showed that increases in nighttime temperatures increased self-reported nights of insufficient sleep. Other research also found that high temperatures affected multiple aspects of sleep, leading to the following: Worse sleep duration Shallow sleep Less sleep calmness Difficulty falling asleep Lower […]

Health 2019: A Good Night’s Sleep

Health 2019: A Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is one of the great mysteries of life, it is not a waste of time. Modern research has shed light on it, showing a good night’s sleep is a Key component of a healthy lifestyle, and that lack of sleep can have far-reaching consequences, affecting everything from mood, creativity and brain detoxification to DNA expression, […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

There is No “Glory” in Not Getting Enough Sleep

There is No “Glory” in Not Getting Enough Sleep

There is No “Glory” in Not Getting Enough Sleep The documentary film, Sleepless in America, co-produced by the National Geographic Channel tells us that 40% of Americans are sleep deprived. And that many get less than 5 hours of sleep per night, and that adolescents are among the most sleep deprived. The consequences are dire, […]

The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation

The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation

The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation Science may still be discovering the mechanisms behind why sleep is so important to your health. Sleep is a Key pillar of good health, equally important as healthy Real foods, pure water and exercise. An increasing number of studies demonstrate how sleep relates to our sleep-wake cycles and plays a […]

Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep

Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep

Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep Without quality sleep, our body can develop a number of health conditions, which can lead to significant life changes. Diabetes, heart disease, dementia and weight gain have either been linked to a lack of sleep, or are being studied for the effect poor sleep quality has on the […]