10 Foods to Eat for Better Sleep

Cherries: Cherries are one of the few natural food sources of melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep-wake cycles.

Bananas: Bananas are rich in potassium and magnesium, which can help relax muscles and promote sleep.

Almonds: Almonds are a good source of magnesium, which has been linked to better sleep quality.

Oatmeal: Oatmeal is a complex carbohydrate that can help increase the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that regulates sleep.

Turkey: Turkey is rich in tryptophan, an amino acid that is a precursor to serotonin and melatonin. Including turkey.

Kiwi: Kiwi is rich in antioxidants and serotonin, which may help regulate sleep patterns. Eating kiwi before bed has been shown to improve sleep onset, duration, and efficiency.

Warm Milk: Warm milk is a traditional bedtime remedy for promoting relaxation and sleep. Milk contains tryptophan, calcium, and magnesium.

Whole Grains: Whole grains like brown rice, quinoa, and barley are rich in magnesium and complex carbohydrates.

Honey: Honey is a natural source of glucose, which can help increase the release of serotonin in the brain.

Leafy Greens: Leafy greens like spinach, kale, and Swiss chard are rich in magnesium, which has been linked to better sleep quality.

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