10 things that are preventing you from sleeping (1/10)

Are you having trouble falling, and staying, asleep? These 10 reasons could be why


You’re not getting enough exercise

Exercise improves sleep as effectively as benzodiazepines in some studies,” reports Dr. Kalyanakrishnan Ramakrishnan, an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. On average it reduces the time it takes to get to sleep by 12 minutes, and it increases total sleep time by 42 minutes.

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Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

Spring vegetable risotto

Risotto is comfort food at its best, and you can easily change the basic recipe to suit the season by adding almost any fresh ingredients you have at hand.


My experiments with healthy "sport" foods

As a longtime vegetarian (18 years and counting since my last hamburger), I’ve done a lot of experimenting with "alternative" foods. I tried being vegan’it’s hard!’and have settled into a low-dairy vegetarian diet with a focus on whole foods. I put soy milk on my cereal and real milk in my coffee; I eat cheese, […]



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