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Counter the effects of caffeine with seaweed

Counter the effects of caffeine with seaweed

Sleep disturbances have become increasingly common throughout the United States, in part due to increased reports of stress and a smartphone-centric culture that continues to blur the lines between work and home life. If you have difficulty getting a good night's sleep, either because of stress, diet or an underlying condition, there is no time like the present to tackle this issue. Sustained sleep deprivation can take a substantial toll on your health over time, from accelerating the aging process to putting you at risk for serious illnesses. Plus, you simply won't feel good. 

Recently, a study from the Henry Ford Sleep Disorders and Research Center revealed how much one poorly timed cup of coffee within six hours of bedtime can disrupt your sleep patterns, but moderating your caffeine intake isn't the only dietary choice that can affect your slumber. Incorporating more seaweed nutrients in your day, for example, could help address some underlying causes of sleep deprivation.

"Research shows that people living with fatigue symptoms, including insomnia, have high levels of free radicals in their blood streams," reports My Healing Kitchen, a lifestyle website devoted to natural remedies. " If you suffer from insomnia, it's important to increase your levels of free-radical scavenging antioxidants. Sea vegetables provide unusual antioxidants not found in land-based plants, an exciting discovery adding a whole new layer of antioxidant protection." 

Though you should consult a specialist if you've experienced long-term stretches of sleep deprivation, altering your lifestyle slightly may be enough to counter more short-lived disruptions. Seagreens® seaweed is brimming with antioxidants, along with other vitamins, minerals and trace elements that can boost your nutrition. 

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