3 Essential Steps to Getting Better Sleep

Editor’s Note: This post comes to you from our new healthy living contributor, Carolyn Brown, M.S., R.D., a certified yoga guide and registered dietitian from Foodtrainers, a private nutrition practice in Manhattan.

Not everything we work on with our clients at Foodtrainers is directly food-related. An important part of foodtraining is also sleeptraining. When our sleep is off, our eating habits typically follow suit. When we say goodbye to that refreshed glow, we say hello to under-eye bags, carb cravings, and sugar hangovers. Our hunger hormones actually reset themselves while we’re sleeping, so it seriously works in your favor fitness-wise to catch plenty of those z's.

If you have trouble sleeping, there are a few things we recommend doing—read on below!