Sleep & Bath

12 of the Best Nighttime Snacks to Help You Sleep

Your daytime eating habits play a role in how well you sleep, especially in the hours before bedtime. But sometimes sleep simply eludes you and you want something to help you get to that sweet drowsy feeling. Here are five things to eat that won’t ruin your food program or make you feel bloated in the morning.

  • Half a turkey sandwich with whole grain bread
  • 1 ripe peach
  • 1 cup of sliced strawberries
  • Hot oatmeal using 3/4 cup
  • Protein smoothie using 8 ounces of low-fat milk
  • 1 small banana with almond butter

    • 2 cups of watermelon
    • 2 Kiwi fruit
    • 1 handful of pistachio nuts
    • 6 ounces plain Greek yogurt with a handful of berries
    • 1 hard-boiled egg
    • 1/2 cup edamame