Food Items For Better Sleep

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Published
Oct 28, 2021

Here are a few healthy food items that you can eat post dinner for better sleep

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Bananas are high in tryptophan and magnesium, both of which are necessary for the production of the sleep hormone melatonin

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Bananas

Almonds are said to improve sleep quality by assisting in the production of melatonin, a sleep-regulating hormone

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Almonds

A glass of warm milk before bed is known to improve sleep and induce relaxation due to the presence of essential amino acids

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Warm milk

A tablespoon of honey before bed is said to help one sleep better

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Honey

Being a natural source of melatonin, cherries can help you sleep better 

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Cherries

Yoghurt contains the sleep-inducing nutrient calcium. Calcium is effective in stress reduction and stabilization of nerve fibers to provide better sleep

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Yoghurt

Walnuts are rich in fibres and omega 3 fatty acid. It leads to production of serotonin, a sleep-enhancing brain chemical

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Walnuts

Oats are a high-carbohydrate, high-fibre food. It is also a good source of melatonin, the sleep hormone

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Oats

Figs are high in magnesium, a mineral that has been linked to better sleep quality and duration

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Figs

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