Diet and sleep affect each other - Deepstash

Bite‑sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

Diet and sleep affect each other

As people lose sleep, they may seek out more junk food. Healthy adults who sleep only four or five hours a night end up eating more calories and snacking on sweet foods more frequently.

Another study found that proper sleep can increase your willpower to avoid unhealthy foods.

3

STASHED IN:

200

published ideas from this article:

MORE IDEAS FROM THE SAME ARTICLE

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

Researchers found that eating a diet high in sugar, saturated fat, and processed carbohydrates can negatively affect your sleep.

Foods rich in unsaturated fat, such as nuts, olive oil, fish, and avocados, seem to promote sound sleep.

Discover and save more ideas by creating a

FREE

Deepstash account.

Develop a

reading habit

, save

time

and create an amazing

knowledge library

.

GET THE APP:

MORE LIKE THIS

Feeling sleepy after specific meals

Eating roast turkey is often blamed for the sleepy feeling that follows. The reason cited is that it contains the substance L-tryptophan. But other foods have more, for example, egg white, cod or pork chops, or sea lion kidney.

To understand why some meals make you drowsier, you...

STASHED IN:

11

Eat often enough

According to research, eating regular meals and snacks at the same time every day helps keep your blood sugar levels steady. 

If you feel like your blood sugar might b...

3

STASHED IN:

215

The Pioppi Diet

The diet was created by Dr. Aseem Malhotra, a cardiologist, and Donal O'Neill, who was an international athelete. They both advocate for the low-carb, high-fat diet plan.

This diet encourages eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, nuts, legumes, and fish. It also includes lifestyle...

4

STASHED IN:

24