Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 06 May 2016 Spicy food can cause bad dreams Is there any truth to the notion that spicy food can cause bad dreams? While no specific foods have been conclusively shown to make dreams more vivid, some sleep experts believe that eating certain proteins, including turkey, may result in more dreams. Similarly, while nobody has been able to demonstrate that spicy dishes are particularly potent in conjuring up nightmares, they can increase your body temperature, which may result in a poorer quality of sleep, which could, in turn, results in making your dreams more conscious and memorable. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex The 10 worst things that could happen to your penis Sex This is how having sex actually makes your brain smarter Fitness Sex, love and bicycles Medical SEE: Hungover? Here are 6 ways to cope Diet and nutrition 11 essential superfoods for runners Medical Here's why more women are choosing breast reconstruction after mastectomy From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.