You probably know that both the quality of your diet and your sleep are important for good health. But did you know what you eat can influence your sleep and the quality of your sleep influence what you eat?
In this Sleep Seminar Series, Dr Moira Junge was joined by Accredited Practising Dietician, Advanced Sports Dietician and Chief Health Officer at healthylife, Simone Austin. In this webinar, they discuss foods that may assist and those that may hinder your sleep, along with how foods you desire, appetite and metabolism can be influenced by sleep. Understanding the interconnection between diet and sleep creates opportunities to implement strategies to live a healthier life. They share foods that may assist and those that may hinder your sleep, along with how foods you desire, appetite and metabolism can be influenced by sleep. Understanding the interconnection between diet and sleep creates opportunities to implement strategies to live a healthier life.
Simone Austin is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Advanced Sports Dietitian and Chief Health Officer at healthylife . She is the Chair of the healthlylife health Advisory Board and author of Eat Like An Athlete . A passion for optimising performance and health through nutrition has seen Simone achieve an impressive 30+ year career. Simone was the dietitian for Hawthorn Football Club for 12 years, experiencing three premiership wins. Her expertise has also enjoyed two World Cups and an Ashes with The Australian Men's Cricket Team and a premiership with Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club. Simone’s knowledge was also experienced by Melbourne City A-League Football Club, the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Club, the Western Bulldogs AFL.
Simone is a presenter who regularly provides guest commentary on TV and radio and contributes articles for print and online publications, having been a media spokesperson for Dietitians Australia for many years. A dietetic consultant and brand ambassador, Simone is dedicated to her profession having been President of Sports Dietitians Australia for 5 years and is a current Board Director at Dietitians Australia.