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More Evidence That Not Everyone Needs The Same Amount Of Sleep Each Night

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living

While most adults are recommended to get seven to eight hours of sleep a night, the fact of the matter is that there are some of us who need more slee...

The Number Of People Who Can Actually Get By On Very Little Sleep Is Smaller Than You Think

Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Two-thirds of Americans say they don't get enough sleep -- and a certain, very small group of people say they don't need much shuteye anyway. These so...

Sleep Plus Diet Equals Long-Term Health

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We don't know from this study whether diet is influencing sleep or sleep is influencing food choice, or both. But the evidence is abundant that these two pillars of health -- sleep and diet -- affect each other in a number of ways. We've seen a great deal of research that diet and weight control are strongly influenced by sleep, and that too little sleep can make eating healthfully more challenging.

Could You Be a Super Sleeper?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Those who claim they "get by" on very little sleep are likely fooling themselves, but their bodies won't fool them for too long. Eventually, that lack of sleep will show up somewhere in the way they look or feel (or both).

Most People Who Think They Need Little Sleep Are Mistaken

wsj.com | By Melinda Beck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Melinda Beck Out of every 100 people who believe they only need five or six hours of sleep a night, only about five people really do....