Observations About The World Of Sleep Medicine From A Sleep Physician
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Diet and sleepiness
This article discusses research showing a link between diet and sleepiness. The results showed that fat intake made subjects sleepier while carbohydrate intake caused alertness. Protein had no affect on sleepiness. This is confusing and contradicts some other studies showing carbohydrates increase sleepiness and protein causes alertness.