Healthy Habit 2020: Get enough sleep

If you consider yourself a healthy eater and you exercise regularly, but don’t get enough sleep, guess what? Your sleep deprivation can completely undermine your other health efforts! On average most of us get 6.5 hours of sleep a day. The National Sleep Foundation says we need 7-9 hours of sleep. When we don’t get [...]
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Eat right to sleep tight

It’s almost midnight and you are wired; like most nights, you just can’t seem to settle down. What can you do nutritionally to help get some much-needed shut-eye? First things first, avoid caffeine after noon. Your good friend Joe can impede sleep for several hours after consuming it. Don’t forget that chocolate, soda, and several [...]
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