Sleep

The Real Reasons America Naps on Thanksgiving

The tryptophan in turkey is what makes you sleepy at Thanksgiving, right? Well, not so much. Learn what the real causes are for feeling so sleepy on this food-filled American holiday.

The Power of a Power Nap

A short nap, about 10-20 minutes, has proven to be the most effective. According to the National Sleep Foundation, a nap of this timeframe improves alertness, perks up your mood and enhances performance.

7 Snacks for the Sleep Challenged

If you’re like over 50 million other Americans, getting – and staying – asleep is a challenge. Before going the medicinal route, consider how diet can aid in your sleep woes. These are 7 before bedtime snacks with snooze-inducing benefits.