If you find yourself tossing and turning at night, limiting your intake of these popular foods could help.
We’ve all been there: you feel exhausted, but you just can’t fall asleep. Seconds turn into minutes, minutes turn into hours, and before you know it, you wake up bleary-eyed, feeling terrible, and not at all ready to face the day. When it comes to how well you sleep, it’s not just the amount of activity you get on a particular day or how badly you want to rest that makes a difference—many of the foods you’re eating on a regular basis could be seriously impairing your sleep too.
If you want to get better rest starting tonight, read on to discover which popular foods could be ruining your sleep. And for some foods worth adding to your regular routine, check out The 7 Healthiest Foods to Eat Right Now.
For some better-for-you carbs to add to your plate, check out the 24 Best Healthy Carbs To Eat For Weight Loss.
For more incentive to ditch those fried foods for good, check out these Dangerous Side Effects of Eating Fried Foods, According to Science.
Unfortunately, that may spell trouble when it comes to your sleep. A 2013 study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that a 400-milligram dose of caffeine taken 0, 3, or even 6 hours prior to bedtime significantly disturbed study participants’ sleep.
For more insight into how your health may change when you stop drinking, check out these Surprising Side Effects of Not Drinking Alcohol, Say Experts.
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