Too little sleep can accelerate aging. In fact, in 2011, the Centers for Disease Control declared that insufficient sleep is a “public health epidemic” that’s been linked to chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and depression. Yikes. So if you’re tossing and turning, drink some cherry juice, which is packed with melatonin that “may prove beneficial in improving sleep quality and duration,” says Grotto. Take a sip and catch some zzz’s.
In this special-edition of The Fit 5, two mixed martial artists, Johny Hendricks and Jamie Varner give us an inside look into living life as a pro fighter.
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