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Plant-Based Diet May Prevent—or Treat—Sleep Apnea

Plant-Based Diet May Prevent—or Treat—Sleep Apnea

People who eat a healthy, plant-based diet that is high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and nuts are less likely to have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study published today in ERJ Open Research.  However, people eating an unhealthy plant-based diet, high in refined carbohydrates, sugary drinks, and high-sugar and high-salt foods, are

Women’s Metabolic Edge Shields Against Sleep Apnea Effects

Women’s Metabolic Edge Shields Against Sleep Apnea Effects

A University of Ottawa research team has shown that the impact of sleep apnea on the metabolism of blood lipids differs by sex, with women regulating their blood lipids better than men. Sleep can disturb the regulation of blood lipid levels, a key factor in the development of cardiovascular disease. The study was published in

White House Sleep Equity Convening Highlights Sleep as a Social Justice Issue

White House Sleep Equity Convening Highlights Sleep as a Social Justice Issue

On Nov 14, nonprofit Project Sleep partnered with the White House Office of Public Engagement to host a Sleep Equity Convening, a first-of-its-kind meeting on sleep. Project Sleep brought sleep community leaders and advocates together with key White House officials at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building for this important discussion.  The conversation brought together leaders

What’s the Best Diet for Healthy Sleep? A Nutritional Epidemiologist Explains What Food Choices Will Help You Get More Restful Z’s

What’s the Best Diet for Healthy Sleep? A Nutritional Epidemiologist Explains What Food Choices Will Help You Get More Restful Z’s

By Erica Jansen, University of Michigan You probably already know that how you eat before bed affects your sleep. Maybe you’ve found yourself still lying awake at 2 a.m. after enjoying a cup of coffee with dessert. But did you know that your eating choices throughout the day may also affect your sleep at night?