6 FOODS THAT HELP YOU SLEEP
TART CHERRY JUICE
It contains dietary melatonin, the sleep hormone. Sip 240ml in the morning and at night.
Eating two an hour before bedtime has been shown to help you nod off faster and sleep deeper. It’s packed with the sleep-promoting nutrients serotonin and folate.
The carbs they contain can help boost serotonin levels.
Salmon and other fatty fish are good sources of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids, which are important for the regulation of serotonin.
A quarter cup of pepitas contains 200mg of magnesium, a mineral that helps muscles relax the way some sleep meds do.
Chickpeas are naturally high in tryptophan, an amino acid that makes you feel sleepy. Try two tablespoons with your bedtime snack.