How Foods May Affect Our Sleep
Researchers found that eating more saturated fat and less fibre from foods like vegetables, fruits, and whole grains led to reductions in slow-wave sleep - the deep restorative kind of sleep.
People who consume a high-carbohydrate diet fall asleep much faster at night, but the quality of carbs matters. People who eat simple carbs and sugar tend to wake up more frequently throughout the night while eating complex carbs that contain fibre may help you obtain more deep, restorative sleep. This is because complex carbohydrates provide a more stable blood sugar level.
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Heart disease and strokes are the number one cause of death worldwide. However, almost 80 percent of all cases of cardiovascular disease is preventable.
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Exercise is the one thing that can improve nearly every aspect of your health.
Extensive studies have found that exercise enhances the cardiorespiratory system, increases HDL cholesterol, lowers triglycerides, reduces blood pressure and heart rate, lowers inflammation, and improves blood sugar control.
Research has shown that even a few minutes of exercise leads to benefits.**It’s all about increasing the intensity.**
The ideal exercise for adults are :
For more intense workout sessions, you should aim for:
Skipping meals actually makes your body less able to assimilate food, and you are more liable to overeat at the next meal.
If you keep yourself from getting too hungry, you may be able to avoid a bad mood.
The biggest bad mood culprits are refined carbohydrates and refined white starches that cause your blood sugar to go up and down like a rollercoaster.
Blood sugar spikes and drops can leave you with a short-lived burst of energy followed by a tired, cranky feeling.