Food and Sleep

In our pursuit of healthy sleep, many of us try to follow the mandates of sleep hygiene. Keep the bedroom cool and quiet, switch off electronics, and avoid eating and drinking before bed. But what if we’re hungry, or need to have a late dinner? Which foods are safe to eat close to bedtime, and […]

Circadian Rhythm: A Key to Health

The circadian rhythm is a 24-hour biological cycle that governs when we fall asleep and wake up. A vital part of health and wellness, the circadian rhythm also influences other essential bodily functions such as hormone release, eating habits, digestion, and body temperature. (1) A synchronized circadian rhythm can promote better physical and mental health […]

Sleep and the Immune System

If you want to improve your quality of sleep, you need to maintain a healthy immune system. In this article, we’ll look at how the immune system works, how it relates to sleep, and how you can improve your own immune system. While we’ll look at advice from medical experts, keep in mind that we […]

9 tips to promote sleep

1. Avoid overeating during dinner. Eating too late, too fast or too much for dinner may cause stagnation of food, which could give rise to sleep discomfort that is accompanied by stomach bloatedness, epigastric distension or acid reflux. Avoid eating food that is difficult to digest during dinner. 2. Maintain proper work-rest balance. Your body […]