Sleeping it off

Is the nutrition industry ignoring the aging angle in the sleep space?

Diminished sleep has long been linked with development of a litany of diseases and biological declines, from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and immune system function to memory, learning, and cognitive function.  While that list alone suffices to soundly place sleep as a foundation of healthy aging, new research connecting sleep with Alzheimer’s disease may reveal it as the keystone.

And yet, the connection between sleep and conditi

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Nutrition Business Journal.

As an NBJ subscriber, you receive 10 issues a year and access to the exclusive “NBJ subscriber only” content on newhope.com (excludes three-month subscriptions), which includes PowerPoint presentations, select data charts and archived articles. Subscribers also receive a 10 percent discount on data charts, comprehensive market research reports and webinars.

Email [email protected] for more information about subscribing.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.