The Crucial Link Between Sleep and Childhood Obesity

Posted by Darian Dozier on Apr 28, 2024 8:40:00 AM

Childhood obesity has emerged as a significant public health concern, affecting millions of children worldwide. While factors like diet and physical activity have been extensively studied, an often-overlooked contributor to this epidemic is inadequate sleep. In recent years, research has highlighted a compelling link between sleep patterns and childhood obesity. This blog post aims to explore the intricacies of this connection and shed light on the importance of prioritizing healthy sleep habits for our younger generation.

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Unlocking Weight Loss Potential Through Better Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jan 26, 2024 3:35:00 PM

In the quest for weight loss, many individuals focus primarily on diet and exercise, often overlooking a critical factor that significantly impacts their progress: sleep. While healthy eating and regular physical activity are essential components of a successful weight loss journey, the role of quality sleep should not be underestimated. In this blog post, we will explore the fascinating connection between weight loss and sleep and uncover strategies to optimize both for improved overall well-being.

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Sleep Deprived? You May Also be Overeating Too

Posted by Darian Dozier on Feb 3, 2023 3:13:00 PM

Not sleeping enough can have severe consequences for your health and daily functioning. But did you know one of those affects is on your eating habits? Being tired has been shown to increase the number of calories that you consume. Your diet also decreases in quality and can cause an increase in body weight.

Part of this relationship is due to hormonal changes in the body that make it more difficult to balance hormones responsible for metabolism. Continue reading to learn more about how sleep and your appetite are connected.   

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How Sodas Impact Sleep and Great Alternatives

Posted by Darian Dozier on Mar 11, 2022 10:23:00 AM

Carbonated drinks are heavily consumed throughout the US. Whether you know them as pop, soda, coke, or another name, carbonated drinks are consumed at a high daily rate by US youths and adults. Soft drinks are also the most common source of added sugar in the average American diet. They are very popular, despite their link to a myriad of health problems, including weight gain, obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart, liver and kidney disease. 

Soda can also negatively impact sleep. Continue reading to find out more about these drinks can delay necessary hours of precious sleep. 

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