Eat Sleep-friendly Foods
Welcome to day 2 of the Your Best Sleep Yet! challenge, powered by support from Compass One Healthcare.
Sleep and diet intersect, with each influencing the other. The right food choices (and meal timing) help fuel your body with the nutrients needed for better — and more — sleep. For example, high-fat, heavy foods slow digestion and can cause sleep-disrupting heartburn and indigestion.
Did you know your diet could be affecting your sleep? For example eating fast food right before bed probably won’t help you catch some Z’s. There are some foods that contain one Melatonin or tryptophan, important nutrients for sleep. Tasty options include:
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