Best and worst foods for a good night's sleep
Dr. David Samadi weighs in
- Duration 3:04
- Date Nov 27, 2012
Dr. David Samadi weighs in
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I just waking up from a restless night's sleep and we might be able to help -- now turns out how do you sleep it's connected to what you eat and drink before -- So what helps and what hurts after David's body from the Fox News medical -- team is here to help us all out starting with the best of the bunch Dino.
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Why is actually great during the day but right before you go to sleep you really don't want to drink this guy because it affects -- deep sleep.
It's also alcohol also can really make you go to the bathroom well in the study erratic so I would -- about two to three hours.
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-- obviously a big huge hamburger with bacon and cheese on it maybe not the best thing what this is the worst thing you can do because it's ball -- really stretches your stomach it reflux and and reflux is one of the reasons why people are not getting sleep acid starts to come up.
And decided part of it obviously is affecting you so absolutely stay away from having such a big dinner right before going to bed it's not good for you.
Okay now obviously red bold coffee anything with caffeine.
People who are affected should know not to drink that but dark chocolate I thought that there were so many great qualities about -- Dark chocolate you're absolutely right dark chocolate is actually great for your health it's a great antioxidants but this.
Particular one has about twenty milligram of caffeine -- caffeine just like the rest of them.
Are gonna keep you up its stimulant it's not good for you okay so curry spicy Tabasco these are also things that -- didn't.
Upsets this is the worst of all of them I think it's increases your acidity it's not good for you are right now the good thing that -- -- -- need before -- go to bed tonight.
Turkey -- Well this has a Turkey as you know has a lot of tryptophan and he can really put chewed too nice -- -- -- very healthy it's not said he.
But -- tryptophan tryptophan part of it is good for you sleep.
So that's a big one milk is the same way.
Milk also view the old wives' tale of the a little bit of milk before going to bed.
It's true it is true because it has some tryptophan.
Just think -- Turkey it's great for just going to a nice -- sort of works -- now we see bananas at people think potassium good for leg cramps that type -- thing but also good for rest.
Potassium your arguments are right protester has a lot of put that -- has a lot of potassium and magnesium these are muscle relaxant.
And it's a great way to take -- go to sleep so it's very healthy also and good for you.
My favorite one is this guy right there cherries why and this one has melatonin this has affected -- tastes great and it looks good now Tony is another component that you need.
To take it really beautiful quiet night snapped a -- -- -- now fiber speaking of have to go to the bathroom.
At this -- be good be free good event well this is not gonna kick in until the next day so it's gonna do the work while you're sleeping huh.
-- -- -- And the mix of milk and this fibers actually works well for you are at and T with your -- cameramen hopefully with -- -- category -- lights -- thanks so much interest 7000 -- I got a lot of -- a lot of Turkey over the holidays that's literally.
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