Foods for Sleep, for Better or for Worse.

Do you mind your late night snacks? The best foods to eat prior to bedtime for better sleep are: tart cherries , walnuts, bananas, warm milk, almonds, lettuce (I know), honey, fresh cheeses, hummus and Jasmine rice. Top foods that can ruin a good night’s sleep are: bacon, aged cheeses, tomatoes, dark chocolate, alcohol, spicy food, fried foods, broccoli and the like, and steak.

What are the USDA Dietary Guidelines?

Are you aware of the USDA Dietary Guidelines? Do you know what they consist of? For starters the guidelines say you should consume less than 10% of calories per day from ADDED sugar, consume less than 10% of calories per day from saturated fats, consume less than 2,300 milligrams per day of sodium and keep alcohol to moderate levels. For women, that is no more than one drink per day, and for men, it is Read More