Do you stay up all night binge-watching your favourite TV show or scrolling through social media? Most adults need about 8 hours of sleep per night, however up to 4 in 10 Australian adults not getting enough good-quality sleep. Not getting enough sleep can seriously affect a person’s health, as well as impacting concentration and mood:
Lack of alertness
The smallest amount of sleep you miss every night is affecting your physical and mental alertness. It may result in poor performance in physical activities, tiredness for most of the day, and forgetfulness.
Serious health conditions
High blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes are just a few serious conditions that can develop through constant lack of sleep. Good sleep helps regulate your stress and metabolism and if you keep depriving yourself, hormones can go wild resulting in cardiovascular problems.
Weak immune system
The body does a lot of things while we sleep. But every time you click ‘next episode’, you are robbing the immune system of enough time to work resulting in you being more susceptible to infection and viruses.
There are things you can do to increase your chances of getting a good night’s rest. Strategies include making simple changes to your sleeping environment, turning your phone off an hour before bed, physical activity or what you eat and drink.
Reliv has formulated supplements to specifically address nutritional gaps in our diets. Even when you think you’re eating right, the processing, cooking, storing, farming, or fertilising of your food may have robbed it of vital nutrients. Reliv Nourish combines essential vitamins, minerals, and potent antioxidants to support your immunity. Each serving also has LunaRich the most pure, concentrated form of bioactive lunasin ever produced to promotes optimal health at the cellular level.
You can also support your immunity and combat the negative effects of stress and harmful free radicals by arming yourself with our newest product, Reliv Defense*. Reliv Defense contains Reishi mushroom extract, which is an adaptogen. Adaptogens are known for their ability to help your body better handle physical and emotional stress. It also contains zinc, which can help increase the amount and quality of sleep. Try taking two Reliv Defense capsules before going to bed and remember, the right nutrition works together with adequate rest and taking care of your body!
*Please note Reliv Defense is only on the New Zealand website. It is available to purchase for personal consumption in Australia by calling the office.