/Why Sleep is More Important Than Diet | Shawn Stevenson on Health Theory

Why Sleep is More Important Than Diet | Shawn Stevenson on Health Theory

Shawn Stevenson, host of The Model Health Show and author of Sleep Smarter, joins Tom to discuss why sleep is necessary, how a lack of sleep impacts your every day, and what you can do to optimize your sleep.

SHOW NOTES
The surprising way Shawn broke his hip [01:30]
Why movement is essential to get well [07:32]
How Shawn changed his perspective on hitting rock bottom [10:30]
How Shawn’s upbringing laid the foundation for life-long learning [14:12]
Why sleep may be the missing piece on your health journey [19:10]
How sleep influences body composition [25:30]
Why morning exercise is essential for good sleep [30:47]
How technology is degrading your sleep quality [34:34]
Shawn’s theory on how turning down the thermostat can lead to better sleep [40:12]
The connection between sleep and sex [40:50]
How light impacts sleep [42:07]
How food and sleep can change your genetic expression [44:14]
Shawn’s shares the single most important thing you can do to improve your health [49:29]

DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE
Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson: http://amzn.to/2HtoLio
Flux Software: http://bit.ly/1hJuOAa
Twilight App for Androids: http://bit.ly/2Do1tYN

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