If you skimp on sleep, your health pays the price. Sleep loss can ruin your memory and concentration; it can make you gain weight; and it definitely makes it harder to get out of bed early and hit the gym.
But even if you’re committed to logging the recommended 7 to 8 hours a night in bed, you might still find yourself tossing and turning when the lights go out. You’re not alone: Up to 1 in 3 adults say they occasionally experience insomnia, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
It’s no surprise that certain foods or drinks — think coffee, alcohol, and even too much sugar — can make your sleep woes worse. But you might not realize that others can actually help you snooze better.
Here are 8 foods and drinks for good sleep.