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25 Foods That Help You Sleep

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019 9:07:00 AM

When it comes to sleep, food is essential. With busy schedules piling up our days, it’s becoming harder and harder to cool our mind down for a good night’s rest when it’s time to hit the hay. 

During the time when we start to unwind, it’s only natural to get a little hungry. Millions of people debate every night on whether or not they should head to the cupboard before the sack to grab a midnight snack. We’re here to say, go for it -- with some stipulations

From tofu to chocolate, research has shown that having a midnight snack isn’t as taboo as once thought. In fact, some foods and drinks, like herbal teas, actually de-stress the mind and make getting shut eye a little easier -- even when the sun is still up. 

For a full list of go-to midnight munchies, check out this infographic by that shines a spotlight on 25 food that help you sleep.

Midnight Munchies

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