Sleep Society

2 results

The British Cheese Board argued that the high levels of tryptophan in cheese, an amino acid involved in our sleep cycle, meant that cheese actually helped us to fall asleep. Photograph: Getty Images

Each week, food writer and curious culinarian Aoife McElwain will research questions about food you didn’t even know you had. What is a 99 ice cream m(...)

New recommendations suggest newborns need 14-17 hours’ sleep each day. Photograph: iStock

“In the first few months, at least half of a child’s sleep time is in a state equivalent to REM sleep,” says Dr Paul Reading, neurology consultant at (...)