Having trouble sleeping? What you eat in the hours leading up to bedtime can have a huge impact on the quality of your sleep. You may not know it but the foods you consume in the late hours of the night might be preventing you from getting the rest you need to feel great everyday.

Foods to Eat

 

Foods to Avoid

If you’re having difficulties falling (or staying) asleep at night, consider eating these 10 foods before you hit the hay:

  • 1. Bananas
  • 2. Yogurt
  • 3. Almonds
  • 4. Oatmeal
  • 5. Cherries
  • 6. Chickpeas
  • 7. Hummus
  • 8. Potatoes
  • 9. Cheese
  • 10. Turkey
If you’re having troubles sleeping at night, you may also want to avoid these 10 foods:

  • 1. Ice Cream
  • 2. Pasta
  • 3. Garlic
  • 4. Dark Chocolate
  • 5. Red Meat
  • 6. Crackers
  • 7. Cookies
  • 8. Chocolate Bars
  • 9. Pizza
  • 10. Drinks with alcohol/caffeine
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