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Sleep-deprived lawyers should get the right vitamins and nutrients their body needs to function well.

Most lawyers often suffer from sleep deprivation. They often stay up late to review and study their cases before the big days come. Most lawyers often sleep for just three to four hours per day. This sleeping pattern causes a hormonal imbalance. It increases hunger tendencies and lessens the hormone levels that suppress appetite.Because of this, it encourages sleep-deprived lawyers to splurge on food when presented the chance. This can cause obesity and weight-gain, heart disease, and diabetes.

In order to prevent this, here are some food recipes that Houston criminal lawyers should indulge in before they go to bed.

Barbecue Salmon and Snap Pea Slaw


Salmon is one of the best sources of polyunsaturated fats and protein.Protein allows you to feel fuller. It lessens hunger and prevents you from choosing sweets like chocolates and cakes. While the polyunsaturated fat helps boost your mood, memory, and concentration, it also promotes the production of sleep hormones.

Barbecue Salmon and Snap Pea Slaw comes with snap peas, radishes and shallot combined with a unique slaw to top off the barbecued salmon. It has a spicy and crispy tang combined.

Sleepy-Time Chicory Walnut Salad


Walnuts are rich in tryptophan. It contains melatonin that can help you get a good night’s sleep. It also promotes relaxation and can also reduce heart disease, cancer, arthritis and skin problems. You can sprinkle walnuts on your salad to add more flavor.

This salad contains spinach. Spinach is also rich in tryptophan which is also rich in copper. Copper increases the serotonin levels in your body.

Date milkshakes


Date milkshakes are one of the popular drinks that you can enjoy before you go to bed. It contains milk which has calcium. It can increase the amounts of melatonin and serotonin in your body which helps your body to relax.Calcium has a calming effect on one’s nervous system.

You can have this treat before you go to sleep with a hint of cinnamon.



Blueberries are a perfect food to champ and chew. You can have it as a snack or a part of the heavy meal. Blueberries reduce stress and muscle inflammation caused by infection which is caused by fatigue. It helps balance out the body’s sugar levels. You can have blueberry cheesecakes or blueberry milkshakes. You can also eat it raw or mix it with cereal.

Black Bean Soup with Chorizo and Lime


This is a perfect meal on your stressful days. It is a mixture of spicy and tangy flavors of the chorizo and lime. It is also rich in legumes. Legumes are rich in tryptophan. It is also a great source of protein and fiber to make you feel full throughout the night.This also promotes a boost of serotonin in your body. Legumes are best mixed with chili to add more flavors to the taste.

Tart cherries


Cherries are the best source of melatonin which helps promote a good night sleep. It contains nutrients like potassium and vitamin C. You can add cherries to your milkshakes and yogurts, which are also good sources of calcium. It helps you get a longer sleep cycle to refresh you for the next day.

When you are sleep deprived, it is important that you eat right. It is important that you eat the right kind of food and the right amount of calories to avoid health risks and spend the rest of your days with utmost vigor.

Ashley Mills

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