Best Foods to Eat Before Sleep


A popular garnish on meats and fishes (especially in France!), tarragon is as medicinal as it is flavorful. "Tarragon has been used as a remedy for poor sleep quality


Sleeping poorly? That's no excuse to cut out kale. "You SHOULD be eating dark leafy greens with dinner," says celebrity nutritionist Dr. Daryl Gioffre (who has worked with Kelly Ripa)

Chicken Noodle Soup

The ultimate comfort food, the fact that chicken noodle soup is soothing is exactly what makes it such a good bedtime snack. "Foods that are comforting

Sweet Potato

So long as they're not in french fry form, sweet potatoes can help you sleep better! Registered dietitian Lisa Mastela, MPH, RD, founder and CEO of Bumpin Blends 

White Rice

Yup! Keep whatever's left of white rice that came complimentary with your last sushi or Chinese food order. Eating it before bed can decrease how long it takes to fall asleep,

Fatty fish

Forking into a fish dinner before bed is a great way to ensure you'll get a good night's rest. Fatty fish such as salmon, herring, and sardines contain both omega


Get under the down comforter with this sleep-inducing food from Down Under. Participants who consumed two kiwifruits 1 hour before bedtime nightly for 4 weeks 


Sleep is a huge part of making any diet and exercise plan work, as it allows your body to process and to recover from all the sweat and breakdown of muscle

Cereal with skim milk

Although it's traditionally considered a breakfast option, a low-sugar cereal paired with skim milk is a perfect bedtime snack. Milk contains the amino acid tryptophan