Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health

On June 6, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Having a regular pattern of going to bed and waking up could be protective of metabolic health. A new study has linked the habit to a lower chance of developing risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome, such as high blood pressure, obesity, and high cholesterol. Having a regular sleep…

Why a regular bedtime may benefit your heart and metabolism

On September 24, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

New research — which is now published in the journal Scientific Reports — examines and highlights the importance of regular bedtimes for optimal heart and metabolic health. Going to bed at the same time each night may keep both your heart and metabolism healthy. The cardiometabolic health risks linked to…

Little kids' regular bedtimes and ability to regulate emotions may lessen obesity risk

Study finds link between routines, emotions and weight. Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests. “This study provides more…

Can regular meal times help combat jet lag?

On October 9, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Jet lag can be problematic for jet-setters and long-haul cabin crew alike, who cross several time zones to reach their destination. While sleep strategies can alleviate jet lag, they are unable to reset body clocks. Researchers from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom have found that regulating…

Getting the right amounts of sleep and regular exercise lower stroke risk

On February 19, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Getting seven to eight hours of sleep a night and exercising 30 to 60 minutes, three to six times a week, are healthy behaviors that can greatly reduce adults’ stroke risk, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016. Researchers used a…