Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Get Your ZZZ's





http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/results.php?storyarticle=6626


In a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Health looking at 1455 people who were catorgorized into long sleepers over 8 years, mid 6-8 hrs a night and short sleepers less than 6 hours. It was found that the short sleepers had 356% higher risk of impaired glucose tolerance a marker for future diabetes.

Lack of sleep also has a strong link with obesity.

So try and make sleep a priority have a good bed time routine, take a bubble bath, read a book, unwind from your day and go to bed at the right time, to get in those precious zzz's to feel your best.

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