Your body goes into restorative and repair mode when you sleep. Your metabolism doesn’t shut down; it just gets slower. But you can make food choices and tweak your routine to give it a nighttime boost so that your body can burn calories while you sleep.
1. Eat Lots of Food That Contain Tryptophan
Tryptophan is an amino acid that is found in lots of different meats that can contribute to giving you feelings of tiredness. The better night’s sleep you have, the more calories you are likely to burn.