"GC, the book did talk about different "phasics". There is no harm in dividing sleep times in blocks. In fact, if you do wake up in the middle of the night and can't fall back to sleep, get up, do something, then try again.
"Ruth, that's unfortunate that the chocolate we eat doesn't have much flavonols. How about cocoa powder? Maybe making your own treats could be part of a healthier diet.
Randall, how effective are divided sleep schedules, biphasic or…"
"Thanks for the chocolate link, Idaho Spud.
" ... while specific compounds in chocolate are linked to improved health, these effects are less pronounced in studies that aren’t funded by the candy industry, and in any case, chocolate itself…"
"Just finished Why We Sleep (Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams), by Matthew Walker, PhD. Wow, I learned a lot.
It appears that the importance of sleep--quality and quantity-- is greatly underestimated. Our ability to function optimally…"
"Enjoyed reading your comments, Spud and Chris.
I'm a big believer in the benefits of walking. Like I've said before, I usually walk at least 5 miles a day--often up to 8. Plus, I do "high intensity" exercises (stationary bike and…"
"And there's your genetic inheritance... one by one I get the troubles my mother had; bad back, worn knees, a load of skin problems and allergies. I want to exercise and walk, but my body won't let me. So far I'm very lucky - all the…"