With all the left-over Easter Eggs lying around its easier than ever to have a nibble before bed. However, the amount of caffeine in the tasty treat means youll be tossing and turning all night.

These are the 9 foods that could stop you getting a good night's sleep

A bad night’s sleep can increase the risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes, as well as damaging the immune system and having a negative effect on mental health.

Thankfully, the team from health and fitness site Vivotion.com have drawn up this list of nine foods to try and avoid to aid a good night's sleep.

There is a chemical in cheese which causes your brain to work harder than it should, meaning its making it harder for you to turn off and catch some shut eye.

5. Cheese

There is a chemical in cheese which causes your brain to work harder than it should, meaning its making it harder for you to turn off and catch some shut eye.
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High in both fibre and natural sugar, this popular snack is bad news for your sleep. Fibre will put pressure on your digestive system, whilst sugar is a big no-no.

6. Dried fruit

High in both fibre and natural sugar, this popular snack is bad news for your sleep. Fibre will put pressure on your digestive system, whilst sugar is a big no-no.
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Its well-known that the vegetable is full of water, which could mean youre spending more time in the bathroom than the bedroom.

7. Celery

Its well-known that the vegetable is full of water, which could mean youre spending more time in the bathroom than the bedroom.
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A bowl full of carbohydrates activates the bodys energy storage system. The source of slow-release energy means youll be feeling sprightly making it harder to sleep.

8. Pasta

A bowl full of carbohydrates activates the bodys energy storage system. The source of slow-release energy means youll be feeling sprightly making it harder to sleep.
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