Count Sheep to Fall Asleep.
The practice of counting sheep to fall asleep is so engrained in our culture that it’s best described as a stereotype. But does it actually work? Definitely — but it depends on the person. Often, we’re kept awake at night by stress or by planning what we need to do in our waking hours. The key is to turn your mind off and relax. Counting sheep is a simple and repetitive activity that some people find relaxing. For others, though, it can actually add more stress. Our advice? If it’s not working for you, find another strategy. If it does, great!
An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away.
Apples are nutrition powerhouses. Full of fiber, vitamin C, flavonoids, and all sorts of other healthy properties, this tasty fruit has been linked to a lower risk of strokes, cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, Parkinsons, and asthma. What’s not to love?
Carrots are Good for the Eyes.
Sure, carrots may not help you see better in the dark — they’re not magical! What carrots will do, however, is help you maintain your eyesight overall. How’s that? Well, carrots are chock full of vitamin A, which is an essential nutrient for eye health.