The traditional American Thanksgiving feast is a major highlight of the holiday season for families across the country, but all of the food and revelry can keep you from sleeping properly afterward.
The wonderful thing about Thanksgiving is seeing family and friends, and of course being thankful for the things and people we have in our lives. The feast is the centerpiece of the day, and every year, we hear news reports about how many millions of pound of turkey and potatoes were feasted upon, but we don’t hear about the sleepless nights that resulted from the culinary blowout.”
When the meal is served, what’s on the menu, and what participants do after the feast will help determine whether they’ll enjoy a good night’s sleep on Thanksgiving night.
Here are some tips to ensure you’re well-rested while being thankful:
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