The Top 5 Midnight Snacks to Help You Sleep

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Oatmeal
Carbohydrates release serotonin, calming the brain. "A cup of oatmeal made with milk is the perfect snack before bed," says Michael Breus, Ph.D., author of The ... more 
Photo by: CN Digital Studio
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates release serotonin, calming the brain. "A cup of oatmeal made with milk is the perfect snack before bed," says Michael Breus, Ph.D., author of The Sleep Doctor's Diet. "It's what I always have." less 
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Wed, Sep 19, 2012 3:36 PM EDT
by Lesley Rotchford, DETAILS



It's 12 a.m. and you want a bologna sandwich. But you're a healthy person. You watch what you eat. You care about your body, dammit. So you forgo the snack and fall asleep, hungry and wanting. No more! Modern science has identified some awesome snacks that not only fill you up but also knock you out. Here are five forms of midnight mastication we can endorse.




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