Sufficient nightly sleep promotes positive energy, moods and physical health. If you have a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea or insomnia, restful sleep can be difficult to come by.
In addition to treatment for your disorder, which may include psychotherapy and/or medication, a healthy diet may help improve your symptoms. Your dietary habits and nutritional needs may correlate with sleep disorders in multiple ways.
While foods are not known to cause sleep disorders, overeating, under-eating and consuming particular foods may increase your risk for sleep disorders or make your symptoms worse. Improving your sleep habits can lead to healthy eating habits and health; improving your nutrient intake and eating habits may lead to more restful sleep.