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If you often wake up feeling tired, it may be time to look at the foods you're eating before bed.
If you often wake up feeling tired, it may be time to look at the foods you're eating before bed.
LaylaBird

Do your morning conversations with others typically include you recounting your sleepless nights of tossing and turning before eventually falling asleep? It may be worthwhile looking at the foods that fill your plate.

Practising good sleep hygiene involves a host of things, from turning off electronic devices before bed to sticking to a sleep schedule and, as numerous studies have shown, the foods you eat can sabotage your sleep.

Getting quality sleep is vital to our physical and mental well-being. A 2018 study found that a lack of sleep can put you at risk of various chronic health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and obesity, while a more recent study found that poor sleep can make you more selfish.

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