Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > 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: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Is coconut water actually good for you? Lifestyle ‘I’m a disabled man, and here’s what you’re getting wrong about Stephen Hawking’s death’ Medical How your eyes can reveal a brain tumour Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.