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Feeling sleepy after lunch? Here’s how you can avoid it

Every time we have a heavy meal for lunch, we tend to feel sleepy. Especially after a meal, an afternoon siesta feels very tempting. However, the drowsiness and sluggishness that follows after waking up can slow us down and make us feel weak. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee, in her recent Instagram post, addressed this issue and wrote about the various ways by which we can design the lunch meal to stop us from feeling sleepy.
Updated on Aug 17, 2022 03:53 PM IST

5 signs that indicate you need to sleep more

"Do you feel guilty or unproductive when you sleep in, or when you are so tired and need to go to bed at 9pm? This is your body telling you exactly what it needs. Unfortunately, we live in a culture that is obsessed with productivity, one where sleeping for 7-9 hours is seen as a luxury," says psychologist Dr. Jenn Anders in her recent Instagram post.
Updated on Jul 08, 2022 08:36 PM IST

Improve sleep quality with these amazing foods

Sound sleep can refresh, reset and rejuvenate our mind and body as well as prevent risk of illnesses. Yet, many people struggle with sleep. Sleep disorders are especially on rise in the post pandemic world where the quality of sleep has been severely affected and many people feel dull and tired all the time. Nutrition can play a key role in improving sleep quality. There are certain foods that can help you in relaxing, falling and staying asleep. Nutritionist Lovneet Batra recommends 5 such foods to boost sleep quality.
Published on Jun 30, 2022 04:45 PM IST

Incredible benefits of having an early dinner

"There are simply sooooo many benefits of having an early dinner," says Gut health expert and nutritionist Smriti Kochar as she lists all the wonderful things that will happen to you when you eat your meal early at night.
Published on May 12, 2022 05:22 PM IST

Sleep superfoods: Eat these snacks before bedtime to sleep better

"Your sleep environment and daily routines, known collectively as sleep hygiene, play a critical role in your ability to sleep well and enable your well-being. There are many strategies and techniques you can introduce to promote good sleep, including making changes to your diet, as some foods and drinks have sleep-promoting properties," says Kanika Malhotra, Nutritionist and Weight Loss specialist, Health Astronomy.
Updated on Apr 26, 2022 06:20 PM IST

Did you know insomnia impacts heart health? Here's how you can tackle it

Various researches show that 10-30% of the population worldwide suffers from insomnia which is also linked to increased risk of heart disease. Insomnia or poor sleep cycle can not only impact behavioural alertness and attention, but also logical reasoning, problems to perform simple tasks, accidents and poor judgment and when it gets chronic, it can even lead to cardiovascular morbidity. 
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 09:48 PM IST

Always tired? Tips on how to energise yourself

Do you feel distracted at work? Do you feel like lying down all the time? You're not alone in this. Many suffer from similar symptoms on a daily basis. Know a few tips on how to recharge yourself.
Updated on Mar 11, 2022 08:17 PM IST

Feeling exhausted? 7 types of rest your body and mind need

Resting makes you more productive and helps you with better mental health. Those who do not believe in taking breaks at all may burn them out and lose enthusiasm to work and do daily activities. Those who push on and ignore the warning signs always pay one way or the other, says Tim Gray, health optimising biohacker, psychology specialist in his recent Instagram post. Here are 7 types of rest we need.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 05:34 PM IST

7 benefits of meditation for your mental health

In stressful times of pandemic, meditation has emerged as the mental workout of sorts that can keep stress, anxiety and worries at bay. More and more people are embracing the ancient practice to manage mental health. Even a few minutes of meditation can help us reset, release stress and feel inner calm. Here are some science-backed benefits of meditation as explained by Dhruv Patel and Dr. Batul Patel (Founder – Ruhgu).
Published on Feb 21, 2022 05:27 PM IST

5 reasons too much sleep can be harmful for you

Increased risk of stroke: Recent studies have shown that sleeping for more than nine hours per night may predispose the person for stroke and increase their risk of stroke by 85 per cent.
Published on Jan 04, 2022 05:49 PM IST

Health risks of wearing sweater to sleep in winter

Sleeping in warm clothes during winter is not healthy at all. This can lead to further health problems.
Updated on Dec 27, 2021 10:44 AM IST

Sleep Guide: 5 things you should do before going to bed

Sleeping soundly at night is important for reaping its recuperative benefits. Experts suggest following a good sleep hygiene for best results. Here are few things you must do before going to bed every night.
Published on Sep 13, 2021 11:21 AM IST

National Nutrition Week: 5 lesser known health benefits of coffee

Irrespective of how counterintuitive it may read, coffee is our bae from the time we wake up to even before sleep. Want an excuse to bond with your crush or beat mid-day blues? Let coffee do the promising job. Did you know that it is packed with health benefits too and has some beneficial nutrients that are often overlooked except for the fact that it boosts energy levels?
Updated on Sep 04, 2021 05:10 PM IST
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