The Sleep Gap: How Age and Gender Affect Sleep Quality

Thursday, 19 November 2020 by
Along with caffeine, diet and other lifestyle factors, our demographics—like gender and age—play a huge role in our quality of sleep. A study1 by the Better Sleep Council (BSC) found a particularly acute divide between women and men in the U.S., with women representing 57 percent of America’s poor sleepers and only 42 percent of its excellent sleepers. Here’s a...
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Sleep in the City: How Noise and Light Can Disrupt Your Slumber

Thursday, 01 October 2020 by
If you live in a city that never sleeps, does that mean you don’t get to, either? Some people struggle more than others with the effects of city noises and bright lights, but there’s no doubt they can make your sleep more fitful and make it harder for you to get as much shut-eye as you really need. How noise...
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Does Intermittent Fasting Help with Sleep?

Wednesday, 02 September 2020
For almost all of human history, food has been a scarce resource, and periods of fasting—even long ones—were fairly common. For many of us today, however, our next meal is no farther away than the kitchen pantry. Overconsumption of food, not underconsumption, is more likely to be our biggest health threat.
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