Sleep and nutrition are two important aspects of a healthy life and they are closely linked to each other. What and when we eat affects our sleep, and the amount and quality of our sleep affects our hunger hormones and other aspects of our nutrition. Sleeping well can help to control your cravings and maintain a healthy weight. Some foods and minerals can make you feel sleepier and others may interfere with sleep.
In this episode, Registered and Licensed Dietician Tricia Silverman discusses these two basic and vital human functions, how they are related and what we can do to improve both our sleep and our nutrition
Weighted blankets have recently skyrocketed in popularity and it’s really not surprising (2020, anyone?). These heavier-than-usual blankets are known to transform sleep habits and ease anxiety thanks to an inherent “feels just like a hug” magic and, let’s be frank, who couldn’t use an extra hug these days?