Bedtime Snacks Are On The Mediterranean Diet

By Scott

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Fruit and Vegetables

Eat lots of fruits and vegetables every day. Good options include spinach, Swiss chard, figs, avocados, bananas, cherries, berries, pineapple, and kiwi.

Beans, Peas, Lentils

Eat beans, peas, lentils, and other legumes with most meals.

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Beans, Peas, Lentils

These are high in fiber, protein, and B vitamins that promote sleep by boosting serotonin levels. Try beans, soy, alfalfa, peas, carob, and peanuts.

Whole Grains

Eat whole grains like couscous, quinoa, brown rice, and wild rice. They provide magnesium and regulate blood sugar, which promotes sleep.

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Nuts and Seeds

Eat nuts like almonds, pistachios, and walnuts and seeds like chia, sesame, sunflower, and pumpkin.

Nuts and Seeds

These provide melatonin and magnesium for better sleep. Walnuts also have omega-3 fatty acids.

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Fatty Fish

Eat fatty fish like salmon, trout, tuna, herring, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, and mussels.

Fatty Fish

These are high in omega-3s and tryptophan to produce melatonin and support sleep. They also have vitamin D that promotes melatonin.

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