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This is How Eating Habits and Sleeping Patterns are Connected

38. Try a Home-Cooked Meal Kit The last but not least option to eating healthy when sleep deprived is home-cooked meal kits! You can literally order… Trista - January 15, 2020
Already-prepared meal kits can teach you how to cook healthy. Shutterstock.

38. Try a Home-Cooked Meal Kit

The last but not least option to eating healthy when sleep deprived is home-cooked meal kits! You can literally order them for the week and know that you’ll have food to make for every single day. Meal subscription boxes can be lifesavers for the sleepless! You’ll get delicious and healthy homemade meals without the bother of having to grocery shopping when you’re already exhausted. 

There are hundreds of different companies that offer this kind of service, which means that you have so many options when it comes to different types of cuisines. The cost is definitely more than if you went to the store yourself, but when you factor in the ease and convenience of the delivery service, it evens itself out. 

The healthier you eat, the better quality of sleep you get each night. Shutterstock.

39. Prepare For Sleepless Nights With Good Food

With pre-measured ingredients, you won’t have to use your brainpower too much, which will definitely be depleted when you haven’t gotten you 7-9 hours sleep in. You’ll also avoid wasting any ingredients that you may have bought unnecessarily if you’d gone shopping while feeling sleepy. 

It’s terrific that scientists have discovered the correlation between sleep deprivation and unhealthy eating habits – we can now be aware of them and put measures into place that will prevent sleep deprivation from ruining many aspects of our lives. Pick healthy options, track your sleep cycles, go to bed when you’re tired, and let’s hope you wake up feeling rejuvenated and ready to do it all again tomorrow!

Sources:

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/the-benefits-and-limitations-of-using-sleep-trackers-for-better-sleep/

https://unitedfamilymedicine.org/how-do-you-know-if-youre-getting-enough-sleep/

 https://www.insider.com/am-i-sleeping-enough-2018-4

 https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-01-03/how-does-missed-sleep-affect-your-appetite

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/how-to-eat-healthy-when-you-have-no-time

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