Food fix! Six top energy foods to fight fatigue
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – How are you feeling today? If your answer is tired, you’re not alone. In fact, 42% of Americans say they start feeling fatigued as early as noon. Seventy-four percent of those people say it impacts their daily routines and productivity. The foods you eat could be your fix.
You can fight drowsiness after daylight saving time
“Research has shown an association with an increased risk for stroke, heart attack, car accidents, and also we have seen, in some research, a spike in depression episodes,” Pena said. When we’re not commuting to work in the morning, we’re also exposed to less light and our bodies need daylight to help regulate our internal clock. Daylight saving time adds to the sleep deprivation we’re already experiencing. Pena said exposure to sunlight will help fight off tired feelings, so get outside if you can. That will help people to feel rejuvenated and feel better during those episodes where they feel a little bit drowsy or sluggish,” Pena said.
Ways to dodge daylight saving drowsiness
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Forty percent of countries worldwide use daylight saving to make better use of daylight and to conserve energy. The United States started using daylight saving time in 1966, but to no surprise, Americans want the ritual to stop. Whether you are for it or against it, there’s no doubt daylight saving time impacts us all. If you’re wondering if any states don’t follow daylight saving time, there are currently two: Arizona and Hawaii. Source:https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/01/us/daylight-saving-time-how-it-started-trnd/index.htmlhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/time-changes-large-majority-americans-dislike-twice-year-time-changes-ap-norc-poll-shows/Adhttps://www.nbcnews.com/know-your-value/feature/daylight-saving-time-4-surprising-health-effects-falling-back-ncna929546https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/11/03/663155917/ready-for-the-time-change-here-are-tips-to-stay-healthy-during-dark-days-aheadhttps://www.almanac.com/5-tips-help-your-body-adjust-time-changehttps://health.clevelandclinic.org/daylight-savings-time-change-4-tips-to-help-your-body-adjust/Adhttps://www.conemaugh.org/health-information/wellness-information/daylight-saving-time-tips-to-help-your-body-adjusthttps://www.pennmedicine.org/updates/blogs/health-and-wellness/2020/march/how-to-survive-daylight-saving-timehttps://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/coping-with-time-changes https://www.healthline.com/health-news/what-you-can-do-before-daylight-saving-time-to-help-your-body-adjust#How-parents-can-motivate-teens https://www.sleepfoundation.org/circadian-rhythm/daylight-saving-timeAdContributor(s) to this news report include: Addlyn Teague, Producer; Robert Walko, Videographer; Robert Walko, Editor.
Winter months lead to increase in unsafe sleep deaths in children, DPS says
Rachel Galvan, a child safety specialist for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, says it’s heartbreaking to read the reports each year related to unsafe sleep investigations during these winter months. Babies should sleep, “A” alone, on their “B” back and in a “C” crib to help reduce their chance of death, Galvan explains. Each year, Texas CPS sees an average of 158 unsafe sleep deaths. Since December 1st, the state reports 31 unsafe sleep death investigations and 12 of them are in Region 8, which includes Bexar County. “It’s a generational practice where families do sleep closely with all the siblings, the children and both parents are all sleeping together,” she said.
Long-term effects of being sleep deprived during the COVID-19 pandemic
(Ivanhoe Newswire) – The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults get at least seven hours of sleep a night to stay healthy. But researchers say more than one-third of American workers were not getting enough sleep in 2018, and now, during the pandemic, those numbers are projected to increase. Health science researcher Jagdish Khubchandani first analyzed the sleep habits of 150,000 Americans through 2018 and then updated those results earlier this year. Researchers say only 50 percent of police officers and 55 percent of health care workers reported getting enough sleep. Contributors to this news report include: Cyndy McGrath, Executive Producer & Field Producer; Kirk Manson, Videographer; Roque Correa, Editor.
Snacking before bed may help improve your sleep
Almonds can also boost your sleep quality, since they are a great source for melatonin and magnesium. It also contains amino acids which experts say increase melatonin. Experts say it contains ingredients that can promote better sleep. If you want something to quench your thirst, experts say chamomile tea is a great option. Chamomile tea also contains an antioxidant that promotes sleepiness and reduces insomnia.
Bee Clean Car Washes donates more than $4k to nonprofit, Sleep in Heavenly Peace during KSAT Community ‘Build-A-Bed’ event
SAN ANTONIO – During the KSAT Community ‘Build-A-Bed’ event Friday, Bee Clean Car Washes donated $4,082 to benefit the nonprofit, Sleep in Heavenly Peace. Each year in January, Bee Clean asks the community to nominate a charity they would like to see receive the donation from its charity towel Program. Through February to December, the community and Bee Clean customers are urged to vote on the Bee Clean Facebook page to vote for the charity they prefer. Bee Clean doesn’t make any profit from the towel program. Customers just wash their car, buy a $2 charity towel and then vote online.