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 Step 5: Sleep for Health

Today we are going to talk about sleep! Oh how I love sleep. I bet you do too. But I also bet (like me) you’ve chosen productivity over sleep at some point. LIkely more often than you’d like.. Today we’re talking about why sleep is so essential for our health. 

  • Sleep Trends in the US
  • Sleep and our bodies
  • Sleep and food
  • Effects of poor sleep
    • High blood pressure
    • Diabetes
    • Weight
    • Cognitive difficulties
    • Mood
  • Tips for improving sleep 


Kelly, J and Shull J. Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine: The Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Manual. 2nd Edition. American College of Lifestyle medicine. 2019.

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