Exploring Sleep

Nutrition, exercise and sleep are often highlighted as the main pillars of health. 

Although many individuals rarely focus on elements of healthy sleep, experts agree that sleep is equally as important as nutrition and exercise to our overall health and well-being.

Here are just a few functions of healthy sleep:

  • Boosts our immune system
  • Prevents weight gain
  • Elevates our mood
  • Increases exercise performance
  • Reduces stress 

Many factors can impact our sleep. Stress, anxiety, sleep environment, sleep disorders and physical ailments are just a few factors that affect our sleep.