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Pillars Of Optimal Health – Sound Sleep And Balanced Diet

Poor dietary habits may contribute to the risk of death, either in their own right or together with problematic sleep. A study concluded that sound sleep may assist men live longer while women may only gain if they pursue a varied balanced diet. 
 The study explored the way a healthy diet contributes to the connection between sleep quality and death among elderly men and women. Women, who munch a diverse healthy diet, including food loaded with vitamin B6, could still survive longer notwithstanding the poor sleep habits. The study also learned that sleep played an important role in men's death than women's.
 Poor sleep is linked with greater morbidity and death, including causes of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and obesity. It is learned that for both genders, poor sleep was highly linked with reduced appetite, poor health, less able to chew, and less physical activity. These characteristics could add to lower overall nutritional quality and less foo…