Milk be­fore bed

Homes+ (Australia) - - PLUS HEALTH -

FOODS HIGH IN PRO­TEIN LIKE MILK CON­TAIN THE SLEEP-IN­DUC­ING AMINO ACID TRYP­TO­PHAN, THOUGH IN FAIRLY SMALL QUAN­TI­TIES. IT’S SUG­GESTED THAT COM­BIN­ING WARM MILK WITH A CAR­BO­HY­DRATE FOOD (TO PRO­MOTE IN­SULIN PRO­DUC­TION, WHICH HELPS TRYP­TO­PHAN EN­TER THE BRAIN) BE­FORE BED HAS A BET­TER CHANCE OF PRO­MOT­ING A REST­FUL NIGHT’S SLEEP.

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