Written by Robert J. Matthews
Their high acidity can cause heartburn, indigestion, and acid reflux, which could make it hard to sleep if you eat them right before bed.
The high salt content of chips and salted nuts can make you thirsty, which can make it hard to sleep.
These ultra-processed foods are linked to worse sleep quality, sleep problems, and taking longer to fall asleep.
High-protein and tyramine foods like chicken, salami, and pepperoni may keep the brain active and make it hard to sleep because they need a lot of energy to digest.
The high glycemic index of white bread can cause energy rushes and trouble sleeping because it can raise blood sugar levels.
When eating in the evening, wheat bread may be a better choice because it has more fiber and complex calories.