Emerging literature and research have currently shown that sleep, sleep disturbances, diet and nutrition are interlinked in numerous ways. For example, sleep deprivation alters food intake and snacking behaviour. On the other hand, dietary restriction and obesity alter sleep. Specific nutrients such as caffeine and alcohol also affect sleep. Furthermore, variations in these relationships differ with respect to age, gender and state of health. There is a connection between sleep and disordered nutrition as defined by conditions such as diabetes and metabolic syndrome. This book demonstrates that disruptive sleep patterns can be remedied by appropriate dietary or nutritional changes including the usage of supplements.
The contribution of sleep to our daily lives is not yet fully understood, but it is clear that its impact should not be underestimated. This handbook discusses the important relationship between diet and nutrition and disruptive or abnormal sleep in the sub-clinical or clinical setting. Authorities in the field offer a wide range of scientifically sound perspectives and approaches of the link between sleep, nutrition and diet.
Sleep and insomnia: setting the scene.- 1. Neurologic basis of sleep: an overview; C. Ruoff, C. Guilleminault.- 2. Insomnia; M.H. Bonnet, D.L. Arand.- 3. Insomnia and sleep medications; S. Randall.- 4. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders; J. Harrington, T. Lee-Chiong.- 5. Gene variants associated with sleep duration: implications for metabolic dysfunction; K.V. Allebrandt, T. Roenneberg.- Fasting, eating and sleep.- 6. Partial sleep deprivation and food intake in men; L. Brondel, D. Davenne.- 7. Night eating syndrome in obesity; G. Marchesini et al.- 8. Postprandial drowsiness in dyspepsia; N. Pallotta, E.S. Corazziari.- 9. Sleep disturbances and eating behaviours in undergraduate students; M.J. Soares et al.- 10. Sleeptime diet and bone health; K.E. Scholz-Ahrens.- Metabolism, metabolic syndrome, obesity and sleep.- 11. Ghrelin: a gastric peptide linking sleep and energy balance; M.M. Unger, W.H. Oertel.- 12. Partial sleep deprivation and insulin resistance; E. Donga.- 13. Sleep deprivation and human energy metabolism; P.D. Penev.- 14. Sleep, sedentary activity and weight gain; J. McNeil et al.- 15. Metabolism, metabolic syndrome, obesity and sleep; K. Chin, Y. Harada.- 16. Sleep and obesity in children; R. Tauman.- Diseases and conditions associated with altered sleep.- 17. Sleep in diabetic patients: a focus on acute and chronic complications of diabetes mellitus affecting sleep; I.A. Harsch.- 18. Sleep quantity and quality and the risk of type-2 diabetes; M.A. Miller, F.P. Cappuccio.- 19. Obstructive sleep apnea: diet and lifestyle treatments; H. Tuomilehto.- 20. Diabetes mellitus and obstructive sleep apnoea; M. Bartnik, Y. Peker.- 21. Enteral support at sleep time in Crohn’s disease; T. Yamamoto.- Foods and nutrients and other factors that disturb sleep.- 22. Caffeine, sleep and sleepiness: withdrawal, dependence and tolerance; S. Heatherley.- 23. Alcohol and sleep; J. Foster.- 24. Vitamin D deficiency, sleep, sleep disruption, and daytime neurocognitive impairment; D.E. McCarty, A.A. Marino.- 25. Oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers and sleep; B. Givi, K.M. Higgins.- 26. Sleep-related eating as a side effect of drugs for insomnia; C.-H. Yun et al.- Foods and nutrients that assist sleep.- 27. Nutritional supplements and sleep: an overview; S.E. Lakhan, R.B. Finesmith.- 28. Components in formula milks that improve sleep; R. Bravo et al.- 29. Cherry-enriched diets improve sleep from young to elderly populations; M. Garrido et al.- 30. Effect of tart cherry juice beverage on insomnia; W. Pigeon.- 31. Branched-chain amino acid-enriched snacks for sleep disturbance; T. Ichikawa, K. Nakao.- 32. Human milk nucleotides improve sleep: a focus on circadian profiles; C.L. Sánchez et al.- 33. Tryptophan and sleep: breakfast tryptophan content and sleep; T. Harada et al.- Index.- About the editors.