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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sleep’

  • Foods for sleeping well

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    Share I’ve written a couple of blogs recently about the effect lack of sleep can have on your weight, and risk of injury, then one of our lovely Rheumatologists asked me if there was any foods for sleeping well? Whilst it is an area that …

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  • Sleep, Sports Injuries & Nutrition

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    Share A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about the effect sleep has on our appetite hormones, and how lack of sleep can increase risk of weight increase. Another recent study has further highlighted the importance of sleep. Specifically, lack of sleep linked …

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  • Sleeping At Desk

    Sleep, Weight & Hormones

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    Share Can sleep really affect my weight? In a word, yes. It all comes down to the amount of sleep, and some specific hormones. The hormones in question? Leptin and grehlin. Leptin is produced by fat cells, and suppresses appetite, whereas grehlin is produced in …

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