What to eat before bed and what not
In today’s world, with all the pressior and the urgency we’re living in, many of us are not sleeping well at night, it’s because we are always thinking on the things NEED, and not the things we WANT.
With that said, there are a few other things that can impact our quality of sleeping, one of them is the things we are eating before bed, therefore, today I would like to discuss about what are healthy things you should eat before going bed time. If you haven’t yet read the article about recommended foods to eat before workout, check it out.
What not to eat before bed
So before we jump in to what to eat before bed, let’s talk briefly about what NOT to eat before bed, what you don’t want to put in your mouth before going to sleep are things like: cheeseburger, chicken, pizza, chocolate, any type of fast foods, Coca-Cola, Coffee and of course, any Alcoholic drinks.
The truth is, that there is an argument about if you should actually eat anything before going to bed or not, but we will talk on that matter later on.
What to eat before bed
So, here are foods you should consider eating before bed, and the benefits you will get from each food listed.
Benefit: The magnesium which can be found in Bananas are known for relaxing the muscles.
Benefit: There is a lot of protein in Turkey and it helps the body feel fulfilled.
3) Greek yogurt
Benefit: The yogurt is a tasty snack that contains tryptophan which is essential Amino acid we must get through foods.
Benefit: Why Strawberries? It is tasty and it’s much healthier than chocolate, especially before bed.
Benefit: The avocado contains healthy fats, and it can satisfy the hunger before bed.
Benefit: Food that contain carbs makes us feel heavy and tired especially in the middle of the day, but could be a great solution for the ones who need to feel that at night as well.
As mentioned, expert will argue if eating late at night before bed is healthy or not, but if you decide to eat anything, try to pick the healthier choices you’ve got, and you will have a great sleep. Carbohydrates are great for those who have difficulty sleeping and they will help you feel tired.
What are you usually eating before you’re going to bed? Let us know in the comments…
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