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 13 May 2016 What you eat can influence the quality of your sleep Scientists have confirmed what most of us already know from experience: what you eat can influence the quality of your sleep. Studies have demonstrated that consuming less fibre, more sugar and more saturated fat tends to result in lighter, more interrupted and less restorative sleeping patterns. People who eat well-balanced meals that are relatively high in proteins, but low in saturated fats tend to fall asleep faster, while eating lots of sugar is often associated with waking up from a good slumber. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Good Sex? Bad Sex? Rad Sex? Take our sex survey and win! Diet and nutrition ‘I tried the apple cider vinegar diet for a month’ News SEE: Alzheimers disease – are you at risk? News Contact lens stuck inside woman’s eyelid for 28 years News SEE: Can doctors make you younger? News Meet the world's first all-diabetic cycling team From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.