Question: Can Chocolate Help You Sleep?

When eaten regularly, they can help regulate your sleep cycle.

Don’t worry — you can eat chocolate day and night (whew!).

Dark chocolate contains serotonin, which relaxes your body and mind.10 Jun 2019

Is chocolate good for you before bed?

The National Sleep Foundation recommends avoiding chocolate — as well as coffee, tea and soft drinks — before bedtime. White chocolate does not contain any theobromine, and little if any caffeine. THE BOTTOM LINE. Eating chocolate at night can potentially keep you awake.12 Jan 2009

Why does chocolate help me sleep?

Tryptophan is a naturally occurring chemical that helps your body produce serotonin, which is a brain compound that helps to boost your mood and helps to regulate sleep. The darker the chocolate, the more caffeine and serotonin it may contain.26 Oct 2018

Can chocolate make you sleepy?

Even though dark chocolate has caffeine in it, it also contains serotonin, a neurotransmitter that can help you relax. Interestingly, milk chocolate doesn’t contain serotonin and can actually make you feel more awake.

What is the best time to eat chocolate?

Your body relies on this energy to fuel its activity during exercise. Post workout is the BEST time to eat chocolate. Seriously. Your body is a sugar burning machine straight after exercise, so if you’re gonna eat it, which we all know you are, eat it then.21 Dec 2016