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Belly Fat Linked to Inadequate Sleep

Don't neglect your sleep if you are concerned about body fat.

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic found insufficient sleep led healthy study participants to consume more calories and increase their abdominal visceral fat by 11 percent over a short period of time.

, April 18, 2022


Sleeping in the Light can be Harmful

Why sleeping in the dark is good for your health.

A new study shows even moderate light exposure during sleep can stress the heart and increase insulin resistance.

, March 21, 2022


Poor Sleep Ups Your Risk for Heart Disease

Get some good sleep if you want to take care of your heart.

New research from the University of South Florida shows poor sleep is associated with a threefold increase in the risk of heart disease.

, February 25, 2022


Sleep Deprived Teens Eat More Junk Food

Sleeping less leads to more junk food consumption for teens.

Researchers from Brigham Young University found teens are susceptible to weight gain and cardiometabolic diseases as a result of poor eating habits when they sleep less.

, January 03, 2022


Natural Light Impacts Your Mood and Sleep

Nor enough light during the day may lead to not enough sleep at night.

Researchers at Monash University in Australia found that not getting enough natural sunlight each day has a direct impact on a person’s mood and sleep quality.

, October 18, 2021


Short Naps Won’t Undo Sleep Deprivation

Research shows naps are no substitute for good sleep.

Scientists at the Michigan State University sleep lab found people who used short naps to make up for lack of sleep performed much worse in cognitive testing than those who got plenty of sleep in the first place.

, August 16, 2021


More Sleep Means Lower Blood Pressure for College Students

College students can lower blood pressure and feel better with more sleep.

Researchers at Penn State found an increase of 43 minutes per night of sleep for college students in their study equated to a drop in systolic blood pressure of seven points.

, May 24, 2021


Deep Sleep Removes Brain Waste

During a good night's sleep is when your brain takes out the trash.

Researchers at Northwestern University found deep sleep has the power to clear waste from the brain.

, February 01, 2021


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