Lights Out // The Importance of Sleep

2023-12-14T03:58:17-05:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition Articles, General Information|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lights Out // The Importance of Sleep Sleeping well directly affects your physical and mental health, and the overall quality of your life. Lack of sleep can have negative effects on your daytime energy, productivity, physical health, emotional balance, and even your weight. Since there are many factors that affect sleep let’s start with the basics. Control your exposure to light! A naturally occurring hormone called melatonin regulates your sleep-wake cycle. Light exposure controls when your brain produces melatonin. [...]