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Food that can help you sleep

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Sleep is one of the most important ingredient for a healthy being.
If you are having a hard time getting some snooze, here are food/drinks that can help you out.
Tea
Having a cup of chamomile tea is a very helpful and safe sleep aid, according to Dr. Teitelbaum. Green tea is another good option as it has theanine, which helps promote sleep. Remember that you should get a decaf green tea if drinking at bedtime.
Bananas
Bananas are rich in magnesium and potassium. It also contains tryptophan which can help to promote sleep. Eating a banana before bedtime can help sufferers of sleep apnea by making their throats open which lessens the risk of choking, according to the researchers from the University of New England in New South Wales.
Dairy
Yogurt, milk, and cheese have calcium which is useful in stress reduction and stabilization of nerve fibers, including those in the brain. That means a serving of your favorite yogurt snack before bed can not only give you a good sleep, but as well as help you to stop worrying too much.
Cereal
Yes you can also eat your favorite low-sugar cereal before going to bed without you feeling guilty about it. Cereals have complex carbohydrate-rich foods augment the accessibility of tryptophan in the bloodstream, increasing the sleep-inducing effects.
Almonds
Almonds contain magnesium which promotes both sleep and muscle relaxation, according to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, medical director of the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers.
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Last Modified: 2017-Sep-19 23.31.24 UTC+0800