The important sleep

2018 has just begun and with that many set themselves new goals and aims for the new year. 

A healthier way of living or weight loss are often mentioned in this connection and we at Arctic Superhealth are pleased to see that more people are concerned about their health and care of their body.

Nutritious food and regular exercise are important factors when it comes to good health. But not everyone is aware of the importance of getting enough sleep in relation to weight and overall health.

Most people need between 7-9 hours sleep every night to perform at its best in daily life. When it comes to exercise the amount of sleep will influence the body’s ability for maximum performance and proper restitution afterwards.

Sleep is like nutrition for the brain, it restores the mind. Less than 7-9 hours sleep per night may lead to sleep deprivation, which as many are aware of, can affect both physical and mental health. Therefore, make sure to get plenty of sleep as this will help your body to work at optimum levels day in and day out!

Lack of sleep or poor sleep quality can also impact your weight as it affects the body’s levels of hormones related to hunger. The body produces more ghrelin, the hormone that regulates the feeling of hunger and less leptin, the hormone controlling saturation. In other words, you risk eating more often and bigger portions than needed, if you don’t get enough sleep.

Getting a good night’s sleep is probably more important than most people are aware of. But many struggle with poor sleep quality or lack of sleep.

The omega-3 fatty acid DHA is associated with better sleep as it has a direct effect on melatonin levels, the hormone that regulates sleep. DHA helps release melatonin which is related to the quality and quantity of sleep. Furthermore, DHA contributes to normalizing the natural rise and fall of melatonin levels during our lifecycle, ensuring better quality of sleep.

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