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Updated 05 June 2017

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Getting enough sleep is vital to your overall health.

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We all know sleeping is vitally important. It's essential for our well-being and keeps us in a good mood. 

But sleeping enough goes beyond just feeling refreshed. It's part of a healthy lifestyle and can benefit your:

  • Heart
  • Weight
  • Brain power
  • Energy levels

Here are some health benefits researchers have discovered about being well-rested: 

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