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It’s no secret that most of us don’t get enough sleep. Even if we have good intentions by climbing into bed at 10pm and getting up at 6am, those eight hours of continuous, deep slumber may not always happen. So while the rest of the world is debating what their New Year’s Resolutions will be, we’d like to offer a suggestion: Get more sleep. Your mood will improve, your energy will skyrocket, and more than likely, everyone around you will be thankful. Here are seven secrets to help you get more shut-eye in 2013: More
Knowing how to fall asleep easily is one of the keys to good health, and you don’t have to suffer full-blown insomnia to realize it. Studies abound confirming that knowing how to fall asleep naturally helps everything from weight loss to stress levels, and can lower risk of several related diseases. More
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Getting a good night’s sleep requires more than climbing under the sheets. In fact, there are a number of things many of us do–without knowing it–that can disrupt our precious shut-eye. A lack of sleep can not only make us irritable, it can wreak havoc on our bodies, leading to anxiety, unhealthy eating and weight gain. Take a look at the most common sleep mistakes and learn how to ditch these bad habits: More
No doubt about it, insomnia sucks. And yes, we all know that alcohol, caffeine and sugar can disturb our precious zzz’s, what about foods that help promote better sleep?
“It’s really important to eat low glycemic foods so you don’t get the insulin spike of energy and then the crash,” explains Tricia Williams, chef and owner of Food Matters, a food delivery service in New York City.
And even though Williams says there isn’t any evidence that a raw food diet can cure insomnia, she does say it’s much cleaner and low glycemic by nature (sorry white pasta- and bread-lovers), so eating this way can certainly help by cause and effect.
Here are six specific foods that Williams says can help you (finally!) get a good night’s sleep:
Can’t sleep? Tired all the time? You’re not alone. Millions of other Americans are right there with you during the wee hours of the night. Unfortunately, as we learned last week, sleeping pills are not a good option for those of us who are sleep deprived. So what is then? Well, you can wait until you reach a certain age according to a new study. More