I had a great weekend meeting with some of the top minds in Health and Fitness at The Consumer Health Summit. I spent time with some amazing founders like Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof; Vishen Lakhiani founder of MindValley; and Derek Flanzraich founder of the website www.greatist.com. It is wonderful to see people embracing the message of the importance getting good sleep and understanding that it is the foundation for better health and wellness across all categories. I’m happy to play a role in getting this message into important programs across the health spectrum.
I can’t believe it’s still cold. Even though I have the least of it here in Southern California, we are feeling it all over the US. I had to chuckle when I heard someone say it was the 137thday of January! That said, I was inside this week, catching up on my reading; I have some fascinating new insights for you.
I actually get this question quite often, “Does drinking warm milk help you sleep?” This week the question came from a writer at Kitchn. The short answer is, maybe, but not for the reason you think. Basically, it would take about a gallon of warm milk to jumpstart the sleep process. L-tryptophan in milk is commonly thought to be the cause of