Alaska Sleep Education Center

Sleep Deprivation: Increasing Cravings and Making You Hungry

Posted by Ellie Porter on Apr 24, 2018 6:08:00 AM

Adequate sleep is part of many healthy eating plans for a good reason. With less than seven hours of sleep, the body changes the way it releases appetite-controlling hormones. Though it might be tempting to stay up late to watch an extra episode of your favorite TV drama, you’ll be affecting more than just your energy level the next day. Committing to a healthy lifestyle requires making adequate sleep a priority, and the best way to do that is through developing healthy sleep hygiene - the habits, and behaviors that affect your sleep quantity and quality.

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Topics: sleep deprivation, over eating

Feeling Sleepy After Eating Turkey

Posted by Rich Crane on Nov 24, 2016 9:38:22 AM

Turkey and feeling sleepy go together like mash potatoes and stuffing on Thanksgiving. It’s hard to have one without the other. However, contrary to popular belief, eating turkey isn’t necessarily what makes you tired. 

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Topics: Sleep, tryptophan, turkey, holiday, over eating, food, sleep disorders

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