Sleep: The Major Player in Gut Health
Poor sleep and constipation are closely linked. Sleep habits that are not refreshing can make the transit time of food in the gut become out of sync. If we had to summarize the most important takeaways on the sleep/gut relationship it would be this:
1 - When sleep is in sufficient quality and quantity (6.5 - 8.5hrs/night) food transit in the gut provides absorption of nutrients into the cells.
2- Timing of meals is as important as light and dark cycles to strengthen our internal clock. This clock in turn will READ MORE