What to eat for better sleep
- more calories -> takes longer to fall asleep
- more fiber -> deeper, more restorative sleep
- more saturated fat -> lighter, less restorative sleep
- more simple carbs -> more likely to wake up in the middle of the night
Sample size was small so it’s not written in stone yet, but if you follow a diet for better sleep (don’t overeat, more fiber and less junk food with simple carbs and sat fats), you can’t go wrong. 🙂
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A new study finds three of these influence sleep quality.
Source: St-Onge MP, Roberts A, Shechter A, Choudhury AR. Fiber and saturated fat are associated with sleep arousals and slow wave sleep. J. Clin. Sleep Med 2016;12(1):19–24
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