Natural and Thrifty in 365: #266 Get Some Sleep

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.

Photo courtesy of She Knows.

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  1. Great! Now I’m stressing that my not being able to sleep is going to undue all the hard work we’re doing! LOL :)

  2. If only sleep were an option…sometimes I think my 3 little ones conspire and take shifts to keep me awake.

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