Have trouble sleeping monitor when you are having drinks with caffeine. I recently read that it takes 11 hours to get caffeine out of your system. A big wake up call for me, I generally have trouble sleeping since I work 3rd shift at a hotel. I quit drinking a bottle of Diet Mountain Dew at work because I was always finishing close to quitting time. I now sleep much better because I'm not trying to go to sleep with caffeine still in my system.
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Eat Yogurt and Mango Sorbet to help you Sleep Better
When I have trouble sleeping at night I try mango sorbet and Vanilla low-fat yogurt.They contain trypotophan,the same amino acid that turkey has and we all know how we get sleepy after that Thanksgiving meal. Combine with the carbohydrates it makes for a restful night sleep and it taste good.
I've noticed that the days when I haven't had enough sleep it's easier to overeat and harder to get exercise. Since I'm retired and have trouble sleeping, I sometimes have a short (30 min) nap mid-afternoon to get my energy levels up again. This is instead of grabbing a cookie or something to get a "sugar high".
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