Our guide to the Mediterranean diet

On January 19, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Many doctors and dietitians recommend a Mediterranean diet to prevent disease and keep people healthy for longer. The Mediterranean diet emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and it includes less dairy and meat than a typical Western diet. In this article, we explain what the Mediterranean diet is and provide…

The sleep diet: Could this work?

On January 10, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

It’s January. Many of us have noticed that our pants are slightly tighter than they were last year. How might we shift that extra weight without suffering the gym? Try an extra hour in bed, a new study suggests. Could we lose weight just by getting more sleep? Scientists based…

Late sleepers have a poorer diet

On June 18, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

People who sleep late are more likely to have an unhealthy diet, according to results of a study being presented at SLEEP 2016 – the 30th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC, held in Denver, CO. Sleeping late is linked with poor diet in a new study….

Weight and diet may help predict sleep quality

On June 14, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Overweight adults spend more of their sleep in REM stage than healthy weight adults do, says Penn Medicine study. The old adage “you are what you eat,” may be better phrased as “your sleep relates to what you eat.” An individual’s body composition and caloric intake can…

Can changes to your diet help you sleep better?

On April 22, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

A review of 21 studies that analyzed the effectiveness of modifying nutritional intake as a treatment for improving sleep found mixed results, as reported in the article “Systematic Review of Dietary Interventions Targeting Sleep Behavior” in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann…

Losing weight with a high-protein diet can help adults sleep better

On March 28, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Overweight and obese adults who are losing weight with a high-protein diet are more likely to sleep better, according to new research from Purdue University. “Most research looks at the effects of sleep on diet and weight control, and our research flipped that question to ask what are…

New Year's resolution: switch diet to improve sleep and get fit

On January 1, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

If your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight and get fit, some recent research findings may be able to help. A study published in the journal Sleep shows that weight loss due to dietary changes can improve sleep habits at any weight, making people feel more energetic and able…

Weight loss through diet changes can improve sleep at any body weight, says Penn study

On December 17, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Weight loss due to dietary changes can improve sleepiness at any weight, says a study published by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania this month in the journal Sleep. The findings offer new insights into how weight fluctuations impact numerous aspects of sleep…