Eat This Not That for Better Sleep

Can’t sleep? Choose your evening foods wisely.

Foods to avoid include:

-Processed foods high in sugar can cause an insulin spike & then subsequent cortisol spike
-Spicy foods can cause acid reflux
-Alcohol & caffeine disturb deep levels of sleep & promote wakefulness

Here are some before bed ideas to help you get more shut eye:

Slow digesting protein- helps with muscle growth & recovery, examples include:

-Cottage cheese
-Greek yogurt
-Casein protein powder & milk

Foods that contains melatonin-the hormone that makes you feel sleepy, examples include:

-Tart cherry juice

Sweet dreams!

If you want some support, grab my ’30 days to better’ sleep calendar here: