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Life Time: The New Science of the Body Clock, and How It Can Revolutionize Your Sleep and Health
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Life Time: The New Science of the Body Clock, and How It Can Revolutionize Your Sleep and Health (Hardback)

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'A superlative guide to some of the most intriguing questions of human existence' Bill Bryson

In Life Time, Professor Russell Foster, a world-leading expert on circadian neuroscience, takes us on a fascinating journey through our days and nights. Using surprising examples and cutting-edge science, he busts long-standing myths about the best daily routine: from how to use light for a better night's sleep to using meal times to supercharge your metabolism, from the optimal time to have sex for conception to the extraordinary effects the time we take medication can have on our risk of life-threatening conditions such as strokes.

Holistic yet accessible, Professor Foster helps each of us achieve the optimum natural routine with insight into:

- How to sleep and wake in your natural rhythm from birth to old age

- The natural time to eat to supercharge your metabolism

- How medicating at certain times of day can improve immunity

In the 21st Century, we have thrown away an essential part of our biology. But using science, we can get back into the rhythm, and live healthier, sharper lives.

Russell Foster is Professor of Circadian Neuroscience, Director of the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi) and Head of the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology at the University of Oxford. He frequently contributes to newspapers, television and radio, including an appearance on Desert Island Discs, and has co-written four popular science books - this is his first as sole author.

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