What if I told you there was a pill that could improve your memory and productivity? The same pill has been shown to increase muscle mass and decrease body fat. It has even been shown to improve mood and decrease anxiety. Would you be interested in this supplement? Well guess what, it is free! We can take the supplement every single night, but most of us don’t. The supplement I am referring to is sleep.
Losing weight and getting in shape is very challenging for the everyday person, especially in America where work comes first and sleep comes second. We are encouraged to burn the midnight oil and told that that sleep is for the weak. Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth. According to Matthew Walker, a sleep neuroscientist and author of Why We Sleep, “the shorter your sleep, the shorter your life. The leading causes of disease and death in developed nations—diseases that are crippling health-care systems, such as heart disease, obesity, dementia, diabetes, and cancer—all have recognized causal links to a lack of sleep.”Read More