Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 06 October 2017 For children, a good night’s sleep is more important than you might think. For children, a good night’s sleep is more important than you might think. A recent study involving over 4,500 English kids between the ages of 9 and 10 found that the amount of sleep they got directly affected their health. According to the researchers, children of this age who sleep on average one hour less than the recommended ten hours per day are likely to have a greater body weight and fat mass, along with a higher risk for insulin resistance, elevated levels of blood glucose and type 2 diabetes. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X The 12 best natural remedies for a cough, according to doctors 2019-09-08 21:00 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Can rooibos tea really help you to lose weight? Lifestyle WATCH: How your period is making other people rich Medical Does a salt water gargle do anything for a sore throat or nah? Lifestyle Smartphones may leak more radiation than expected Medical 6 foods that can cause inflammation Diet and nutrition Fighting stunting and obesity with food Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.