According to an article on CNN (http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/07/19/defy.your.age/index.html?hpt=hp_bn6)
Getting your zzz’s is the simplest way to feel younger right now.
“The only time your body can truly restore itself is when you’re asleep,” explains Henry Lodge, M.D.
“It helps build a more vibrant body and brain.”
Chances are, you’re not getting as much as you need. Make up for your sleep debt by turning in early enough to get eight hours of shut-eye for six weeks straight. (Skip “The Daily Show” and leave the dishes in the sink!)
After six weeks, the time it takes to form a lasting healthy snooze habit, you’ll feel the difference (more energy, fewer dark circles).
— On a raw food diet I can literally feel my body healing and rejuvenating while I sleep…I wake up with my tummy flat each morning as the body has totally used all the nutrition I put in it the day before…It amazes me!
What are your anti-aging secrets?