Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D. and CEO of the National Sleep Foundation, classifies food into two categories: “sleep promoters” and “sleep stealers.” Anecdotal evidence and scientific research have found that certain types of edibles encourage a better night’s rest, while others contribute to disrupted dream time.
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By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Updated September 2014
Poor sleep isn’t only a nuisance, it’s also dangerous for health. Currently, over 50 million Americans suffer from the condition, with women three times more susceptible than men. When we are sleep deprived, the risk of diabetes, depression and cardiovascular disease increase, immunity falters and our waistlines expand. As anyone who has suffered from insomnia knows, lack of decent shut-eye creates mayhem in personal and professional lives, while also jeopardizing ultimate well-being.
The good news is that we don’t have to be at the mercy of erratic sleep patterns. With a few wise food choices in the latter part of the day, we can overcome the unruly beast of insomnia once and for all.
Food and the quest for sleep
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D. and CEO of the National Sleep Foundation, classifies food into two…
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