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More sugar in the day could mean less sleep at night

If you’re not sleeping well, have you ever wondered why? 

It could be down to what foods, you're consuming throughout your day.  Those who are eating processed snacks, white breads, sugary foods and drinking fizzy drinks are more likely to find it difficult to sleep at night.  This is because of the bodily processes your diet is triggering.

The body releases insulin to break down the sugars in refined carbs, and the sudden drop in glucose (blood sugar) leads to an increase in hormones adrenaline and cortisol.  This, in turn, can cause sleepless nights.  It has been proven that people who eat more vegetables and fruits were less likely to have a bad night’s sleep, although these foods still contain sugar, their fibre content reduces spikes in blood sugar.