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Do you snack at bedtime? | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
You need a good night’s rest at the end of the day, and if you enjoy a snack around bed time, it makes sense to pick something that promotes sleep right? Right. So, here are some tips to help you make an informed choice: Got Milk? Warm milk is known to be the route to dreamland. This is because dairy foods have tryptophan, which promotes sleep. Poultry, bananas, oats and honey also contain tryptophan. CarbsCarbohydrate-rich foods complement dairy foods by raising the level of tryptophan in the blood. So the right carbs would be a bowl of cereal and milk, yogurt and crackers, or bread and cheese. Sleepless? Find it tough to sleep? Maybe you need a bite to help you zzz. No – no big meals here. A small snack would do. Forget fries!People who often eat high-fat foods not only gain weight, they also experience a disruption of their sleep cycles. Cut coffee Even moderate caffeine can cause sleep disturbances. This doesn’t just mean coffee; it includes other sources of caffeine like chocolate, cola, tea and decaffeinated coffee. To sleep well, avoid caffeine after noon. Medication?Caffeine can also be present in over the counter and prescription drugs like …