10 Food You Should And Shouldn't Eat Before Sleep!


Do you know that what you ate in dinner has significant effects on your sleep? If you are having trouble going to sleep you might be doing something wrong. Here's a useful guideline for you to follow and apply for a better night sleep!

***This article was originally published on Bright Side.

Not Allowed

1. Cheeseburger with Bacon

In fact consuming any type of fast food can be unhealthy especially later hours of the day. Bacon contains high amount of fatty acids that can make digestion difficult.

2. Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine that stimulates the nervous system and therefore awakens the whole body.

3. Wine

Alcohol has diuretic effects that can cause you to wake up several times at night if you drink before sleeping.

4. Chicken

Consuming a large amount of protein can slow down the speed of digestion by 50%. This causes your body to work in the times it should be actually resting.

5. Hot Spices

Hot spices cause heartburn and this causes a restless night in bed.


6. Bananas

Banana contains calcium and magnesium that helps the body to regenerate and it also guarantees a good night's sleep.

7. Milk

Milk contains tryptophan, a type of amino acid, which can provide a peaceful sleep.

8. Jasmine Rice

Consuming jasmine rice releases glucose levels around the blood which increases the quality of your sleep.

9. Cherries

Cherries contain melatonin that regulates your body's inner clock.

10. Turkey

If you eat Turkey 1-2 hours before you sleep, you will sleep a lot better. Turkey meat contains tryptophan which improves you mood and increases the quality of your sleep.

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