5 Worst Foods for Sleep

Found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, and some sodas, caffeine is a stimulant that can interfere with falling asleep and reduce sleep quality if consumed too close to bedtime.

While it may initially make you feel drowsy, alcohol disrupts sleep patterns by reducing REM sleep and increasing wakefulness during the night.

While popular for its fried chicken, KFC has encountered complaints regarding portion size, temperature of food, and overall cleanliness.

Spicy or acidic foods can cause heartburn or indigestion, which can disrupt sleep by causing discomfort and difficulty in lying down comfortably.

Foods high in fat, such as fried foods or heavy meals, can be harder to digest, leading to discomfort and potentially disrupting sleep.

Sugary foods and drinks can cause blood sugar spikes and crashes, leading to wakefulness during the night and reducing overall sleep quality.

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