Sleep

The Sleep Hygiene Habits That Might Help You Score More Zzzzs

You’ve put on your PJs and you’ve cuddled into bed, but hours later you’re…


Deep Sleep Detoxifies Your Brain - Cerebrospinal Fluid For the Win

Another piece of the puzzle explaining sleep’s effect on our mental health and…


Too Sweet to Dream - On Sugar, Diabetes and Sleep

Ernest Hemingway had the right idea when he said: “I love sleep. My life has…


Black Bear Cub Asleep in Tree.

Sleep: The Goldilocks of Cardiology

How sleep duration raises the risk of heart attack Sleep. That time that…


5 Pillars - Take the Challenges

5 Pillars for Health - Take the Challenge

Move. Eat Plants. Breathe mindfully. Fast. Sleep. These 5 Pillars of Health are…


How to Break the Wheel of Weight Loss and Regain

Have you ever gone on a “diet” and worked hard to lose 10 pounds, only to gain…


Photo of a cheerful young woman, still playful at bedtime, trowing pillow in the air.

Why a Slumber Party is the Best Way to Party this Year

It’s a new year and we are all set to leave behind our old habits and turn over…


Forget Beauty Sleep. Get Your Healthy-Fat Sleep

“Our data support an optimization of sleep duration and timing in order to…


Anatomical structure of biological cell.

What You Should Know about Oxidative Damage and Stress

The last two posts I wrote had a unifying theme: oxidative damage. The first…


Arctic ground squirrel asking for food from human hands. Kamchatka. Credit: VittoriaChe.

The Dance of Aging: Learning from the Telomeres of Hibernators

Hibernation and health The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is a hotbed of…