Sleep better and feel more energized during the day by avoiding these sleep-sabotaging foods.
What Not to Eat
An estimated 50 to 70 million adults in the United States suffer from sleeplessness. If you’re one of them, what you eat before bedtime could be keeping you awake at night and groggy during the day. Find out which foods you should avoid at least three hours before getting in bed, so you can get all the Zzz’s you need to feel rested and restored.
Want to Sleep Better?
- Everyone needs sleep to function, but a growing body of evidence suggests that sleep is essential to our overall health. For a better night's sleep, try the following tips from sleep expert, Laurence Epstein, M.D.:
- Alert your body that it’s time to sleep by making a soothing bedtime routine involving a bath or shower, dim lights, and reading in bed.
- Avoid snacking within two hours of your planned bedtime.
- Do not take “screen” devices into the bedroom.
For the full list of tips, check out 5 Secrets to Truly Restful Sleep.
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