Have you ever felt tired after lunch and fought the good fight to avoid falling asleep? Well, according to new research, you should abandon the fight and get into bed! It turns out that a post-lunchtime nap may be just what you need to stay mentally sharp as you age. In a new article published in the online journal of the American Geriatrics Society, scientists from China and the United States determined that following a one hour post-lunch nap, older Chinese adults performed better on a variety of mental challenges than their counterparts who didn’t nap. So rather than power through, you may better off powering down. Read more about this study Here.