It's the same sand that blankets nearby Siesta
Public Beach and is beloved by beachgoers, the same sand that has brought international recognition and millions of dollars to Sarasota County.
SO THE siesta
by all accounts is officially dead, now only a luxury for the elderly -- due to a lifetime of habit - and the pampered classes, including public servants, probably the only workers left in Cyprus who have the opportunity to take a siesta
due to their advantageous working hours.
A six-year study found that those who took a 30-minute siesta
at least three times a week had a 37% lower risk of heart-related death, .
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Athens Medical School in Greece have found that Greek workers who took regular siestas
had 37 pc lower mortality rates from coronary illnesses than their napless counterparts.
Company bosses are being encouraged to let their staff have a nap in their lunch break as part of National Siesta
The results showed that people who regularly took siestas
, defined by the researchers as napping at least three times per week for an average of at least 30 minutes, had a 37 percent lower coronary mortality than those not taking siestas
So when I came back to Northern Ireland I was sold on siestas
Dr Calvin Jones of Cardiff University's Welsh Economy Research Unit is in favour of siestas
in hot weather, as long as they are in place throughout the UK.
Although Cordoba's siesta
will mean a longer workday (he'll reopen his shop at 5 p.m.
You see this in southern Europe where people take siestas