Saturday 18 November, 2017

Diet deeply affects your sleep quality

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An individual’s caloric intake and body weight can deeply influence the time spent in specific sleep stages, says a new study. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania analysed sleep patterns among 36 healthy adults who experienced two consecutive nights of 10 hours in bed per night at the university hospital. Using polysomnography, the More...

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