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Kerry's casebook - how to get a good night's sleepPosted at 12:02PM, 18 February 2013 by Kerry Torrens - Nutritional therapist
Do you struggle to get a good night's rest? Kerry Torrens explains how a few diet changes can make all the difference...
Insomnia affects about a third of the UK population and, for a male client of mine in his late 40s, it was leaving him drained and unable to manage his business, adding to his already high stress levels.
After having a bowl of sugary cereal for breakfast, my client drank coffee throughout the day, had a sandwich for lunch and ate his main meal in the evening. He often caught up with paperwork or emails before going to bed.
My advice to this client was...
After a month, my client had made several diet and lifestyle changes, and his sleep quality had improved. However, his stress levels remained high, so I suggested that he visit his GP for this.
Do you have trouble sleeping or have you beaten insomnia by making changes to your diet? Let us know below.