Late-Night Snacks for Better Sleep

What you eat in the evening plays a critical role in the quality and duration of your sleep. Ensure sweet dreams by choosing one of our best foods to eat late at night. 

Best Midnight Snacks
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Best Midnight Snacks

There is mixed advice about how much, which types, and when certain foods should be eaten to promote sleep. Eating heavy, spicy, or high-fat foods before bed may cause your sleep to be disturbed, leaving you feeling restless and tired the next day. However, you can still look to your kitchen before hitting the sack by choosing one of these late-night snacks rich in sleep-inducing nutrients like tryptophan, melatonin, protein, and carbohydrates. A restful night’s sleep is just a bite away.

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