NO NEED TO AVOID ALL FOODS THE NIGHT BEFORE A BIG RACE. IN FACT, THESE THREE PICKS WILL ACTUALLY HELP YOU REST EASY.
Tart Cherry Juice
Feeling the urge to sip on something sweet at night? Consider tart cherry juice, which has been shown to help older adults sleep more soundly.
Instead of glugging water to hydrate, add water-rich kiwi fruit to your nighttime routine. These fuzzy fruits are made up of about 80 per cent water, and contain sleepinducing serotonin.
About 200 grams (or 1½ cups) of pumpkin seeds contains nearly 1 gram of tryptophan, an amino acid that has been shown to improve sleep quality.