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sweet (and salty) dreams

Turn off Colbert, hit the sack earlier, avoid blue screens…eat before bed? Yes, it goes against every old wives’ tale (and conventional wisdom), but research reveals that nighttime nibbling can help you sleep better.

nighttime nibbling, that is—or what we at have dubbed “sleepy snacks” (cute, huh?). “There are specific nutrients that may help you fall asleep and rest more soundly all night long, especially if you don’t always eat well during the day,” says Boston nutritionist Elizabeth Ward, R.D. The ground rules: Number one, make sure your

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