13 May 2016

What you eat can influence the quality of your sleep

Scientists have confirmed what most of us already know from experience: what you eat can influence the quality of your sleep. Studies have demonstrated that consuming less fibre, more sugar and more saturated fat tends to result in lighter, more interrupted and less restorative sleeping patterns. People who eat well-balanced meals that are relatively high in proteins, but low in saturated fats tend to fall asleep faster, while eating lots of sugar is often associated with waking up from a good slumber.


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