Of the many tasks that magnesium has, it is its role in helping us to sleep better that regularly comes up as a reason to take magnesium supplements. In this blog post, I’ll look at the latest evidence for magnesium and sleep. I’ll also profile the main food sources of magnesium and critique the merits of the many different supplemental forms of magnesium.Magnesium is an … [Read more...] about Will magnesium supplements improve your sleep quality?
One of the more surprising factors linked to weight gain is lack of sleep. More and more research studies are finding that poor sleep patterns and insufficient sleep are closely linked to weight gain and obesity. And now yet another clinical study has confirmed the growing body of evidence linking inadequate sleep to obesity.The mechanism linking poor sleep to weight gain … [Read more...] about Can lack of sleep make you fat?
It is the question that underpins the search to find an answer to the obesity problem: what drives us to eat? No matter what a person’s genetic profile, environment or activity levels, eating more food than what the body needs to meet its energy demands results in just one outcome: weight gain.Pervasive food marketing and 24 hour access to cheap, energy-dense food are … [Read more...] about What drives us to eat more?