Sleep quality directly affects your physical and mental well-being. A poor night’s sleep can have a serious impact on your daytime energy, mental health and physical performance.
If you are worried that you may not be getting enough sleep, there’s a real chance you may be right. The CDC estimates that approximately a third of Americans are getting less than the recommended minimum of 7 hours a sleep every night with over a 1/3 of Americans also citing their quality of sleep as being ‘fair’ or ‘poor’.
Living in a 24/7 world means most of us a constantly on the go and this is having a huge impact on the amount of sleep we are getting. The Centre for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 3 Americans get less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep each night. Most of us have experienced the effects of sleep deprivation at one time or another whether it is feeling irritable and tired or lack of focus and concentration. However, the long term cost of chronic sleep deprivation is much more serious. Not only can you be more prone to...
No doubt we’ve all heard of diabetes, and the chances are we know at least one person diagnosed with this condition. Over 400 million people have diabetes worldwide with type 2 making up over 90% of the cases.1 The bad news is that the number of individuals in the USA who have diabetes is growing year on year. So I thought it was about time we looked at some of the evidence regarding diabetes and dietary supplements, particularly, the case for Vitamin D. What is Diabetes? Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond...