We’ve all heard time and time again that sleep is one of the best things that we can do for our health and there are countless benefits from getting enough shut eye, but sometimes it’s hard to achieve the optimal amount of sleep with our busy days and the bombardment of technology. Some people turn to sleeping pills but for most people the problem could be solved simply with food.
Now we Know what you’re thinking, most of us have been told something along the lines of “don’t eat 2 hours before you go to bed” but, that is actually a myth. As long as you’re not exceeding your recommended daily caloric intake, the right foods could actually benefit you and your sleeping habits. A light snack before bedtime can keep hunger pangs from waking you up. An example: have a bowl of oatmeal with low-fat milk or yogurt with granola. If you have diabetes, discuss nighttime snacks with your doctor.
According to an article from the Chicago Tribune theses are a list of foods that may help you sleep: Fish , Jasmine rice, Tart cherry juice, Yogurt, Whole grains, Kale, Bananas, Chickpeas and fortified cereals.
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