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Boost Your Metabolism with Sleep

Published on August 29, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Being sleep deprived doesn’t only make you feel tired and ineffective – it may make you feel hungry even when you are full and lead to an increase in fat storage. Are you sleep deprived? Do you fall asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow? Do you routinely sleep through your alarm? Do more »

Can stress make you stupid?

Published on March 23, 2011 By Susan Tolles

As I’ve said before, the Adrenal Glands release Cortisol during stress. High Cortisol levels cause decreased cognitive function, meaning you can’t concentrate. You have brain “fog”, and you are unable to stay on task. It is important for busy, stressed people to realize that if your stress continues and your adrenal glands continue to produce more »

Sleep your way to a lean body

Published on July 1, 2010 By Susan Tolles

Achieve your weight loss goals—by sleeping? A good rest has always been called beauty sleep—but how about a lean body sleep? New research shows that individuals who are not sleep deprived have an increased capacity to lose weight and keep it off. Sleep reduces stress hormones, important for fat loss Sufficient rest and recuperation effectively more »