Everyone, at some point, has experienced craving a late night snack. Whether you merely had a small dinner or wanted something to tide you over until breakfast, we’ve all indulged our stomachs when it comes to pre-sleep snacks. Keep in mind that a light nighttime snack isn’t always a bad thing. However, there are a few foods that you will want to stay far away from if you hope to have a restful night of sleep.
It seems crazy that something you spend ⅓ of your life doing is also something that you likely know very little about. You know that it is essential and that you should probably get more. You know that you feel better and can focus better on the next day’s challenges and activities when you have a restful night. But have you ever wondered how sleep actually works? Or what is REM, and why it is so important? Read on to find out more.