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9 foods to avoid before bed for a better night’s sleep

INSIDER Logo By Louis Baragona of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 10: Sleepis a luxury that's hard to come by. It can be considered aprivilegeto be able to sleep as needed, especially when factoring in busy schedules with work, school, family, and friends, but sleep is essential to our bodies. Our sleeping habits can tell us about our health, physically and emotionally, from ourrisk of Alzheimer'sto thestate of our relationships.You might be aware of whichfoods to eat in order to encourage a healthy sleep schedule, but which foods should be avoided for a better night's sleep? In some cases, the answer might surprise you.

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Sleep is a luxury that's hard to come by. It can be considered a privilege to be able to sleep as needed, especially when factoring in busy schedules with work, school, family, and friends, but sleep is essential to our bodies. Our sleeping habits can tell us about our health, physically and emotionally, from our risk of Alzheimer's to the state of our relationships.

You might be aware of which foods to eat in order to encourage a healthy sleep schedule, but which foods should be avoided for a better night's sleep? In some cases, the answer might surprise you.

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