Sleep longer with Jello!

Ending dinner with a gelatin dessert (either sugar free or not) can prompt you to fall asleep faster and spend more time in the deeper stages of sleep without causing next day drowsiness.  Why it works? Gelatin is the top source of glycine, a relaxing amino acid that also slightly lowers your core body temperature, triggering nighttime drowsiness, reports the journal, Sleep and Biological Rhythms.

Friends, I confess I’m from the jello capital of the world– Iowa.  Here’s a classic– combine light cran-raspberry juice with hot water/raspberry jello and add fresh berries.





6 thoughts on “Sleep longer with Jello!

  1. Mary Alice Tallmadge

    At this time of year, I eat way too many heavy cookies. Did you know the average bought cookie is between 350 and 400 calories– at your favourite salad-serving restaurant.. Just because they serve salads—

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