Starvation or fasting reduces feelings of tiredness and the need to sleep, according to research into fruit flies. Scientists have recognised the relationship between sleep and dietary metabolism for some time, and evidence that inadequate sleep increases risk of obesity, diabetes and coronary heart disease has been well explored. But this research highlighted the relationship between sleep and lipids – fatty molecules that include […]Read more "FOOD FOR THOUGHT: FAST YOURSELF AWAKE"
Using your mobile phone before sleeping, or even keeping your phone next to your bed, could increase the amount of time it takes for you to get to sleep. A study published in 2008 by researchers at Karolinska Institute and Uppsala University in Sweden and from Wayne State University in Michigan, US, found “measurable effects on the brain” caused by mobile […]Read more "One reason to stop using your phone before bed"