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By Melissa StewartZZZs with Ease: Sleep Naturally

For most of us, getting those recommended eight hours of sleep is difficult. Because of our active lifestyles, most will settle for a few hours a night. But skimping on Z’s has physical and cerebral implications, and it is imperative to our health to get adequate sleep.

Nancy Teeter RD, a registered dietitian nutritionist, spoke to us about the importance of getting enough sleep, and also about getting that sleep naturally.

“There’s a lot of need to really have adequate sleep,” Teeter said. “Sleep is when our physical restoration occurs. When we get less than six hours of sleep just on a single night, the following day the brain has rewired to send us [seeking] foods that we might consider comfort food.”

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May 15, 2014 6:30 am

BY DEEPAK CHOPRA, M.D.

dr. deepak chopraMillions of people around the world suffer from some form of insomnia, including problems falling asleep, staying asleep, and getting enough restful sleep. Beyond biological disorders such as sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome, the main reason is an active mind – we lie in bed ruminating about something that happened in the past, or worrying about something in the future. Read more

August 27, 2012 10:43 am