Eating for Great Sleep
Tired of counting sheep? Lying awake at night when you’re having trouble falling asleep can be extremely frustrating and may
lead to unhealthy food choices, weight gain, and increased risk for obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Research has found
that nearly 70 million Americans are sleep deprived, and this number is growing.
While we know that shutting down electronics an hour before bedtime and hitting the sack at the same time every night can help achieve optimal sleep health, what you eat for dinner can also play a role. Since a good night’s sleep is important for our health and well-being, serve one of these sleep-inducing foods at dinner while keeping the sleep-offending foods to a minimum.