Well+Good | Here’s What the Longest-Living People in the World Always Eat (and Drink) Before Bed For Restful Sleep

By Allie Flinn from wellandgood.com.

the five regions in the world—Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece; and Loma Linda, California—where people not only regularly live into the triple digits, but their minds and bodies are both still working well. All five places share a few values: Maintaining a strong sense of purpose, eating mostly plant-based, and moving every day.

Another is valuing low levels of stress, which naturally means restful sleep is a top priority. it's common for people in these parts of the world to get a solid, restful eight hours of sleep per night. So, how do they do it? Believe it or not, what they eat and drink before bed plays a big role.

Here, five food-themed sleep tips for better rest and longevity. -->

Sleep is literally my favorite thing -- can you imagine if it was even better? Try each of the methods and track your sleep in The Trigger Tracker Journal's monthly charting section to see which tip works and see if you actually get better sleep. A good night's sleep is so important for reducing stress, enjoying your day, drinking less coffee and the benefits no-caffeine may bring to your heart.

And if it makes you live longer, the journal can't tell you that but that's just a plus.

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