All the steps we take to eat healthier foods, reduce toxins in our homes and generally live a more natural life may all be in vain if we are not getting enough sleep. Lack of sufficient sleep has been linked to weight gain, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. And while a good night’s rest does not guarantee perfect health, some of our body’s main restorative functions happen almost exclusively during sleep.
Check out details on these findings and more studies regarding healthy sleeping behaviors. Then rest peacefully knowing that you are living a healthier lifestyle while you sleep.
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