If you've noticed you feel particularly sleepy or energised after eating or drinking certain things, that's because what you consume can have an impact on how well you sleep and how awake you are during the day.
Most adults need around 7–9 hours of sleep each night. If you feel tired during the day, you might need to sleep more.
Everyone knows they feel better after a good night's sleep. But for some, sleep does not come easily. Just over half of Kiwis say they never wake up feeling refreshed, while 25% report having ongoing sleep problems. The good news is that there are things you can do to improve your sleep.
Sleep plays an essential role in your health and wellbeing throughout your life. Getting enough good quality sleep has many benefits, including protecting your physical and mental health, quality of life and personal safety.