7 Foods That Will Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Struggling to sleep every night? Trying to turn from left to right though the night,  signs are you should consider changing your diet.

Who knew a banana would help put you to sleep or probably some almonds too.

Here are some foods  you should consider adding to your shopping list and say goodbye to those sleepless nights.
1. Bananas

bananas

They contain tryptophan, an amino acid that turns to serotonin and melatonin in the brain. The neurotransmitter serotonin helps regulate the body’s sleep cycle, while the chemical melatonin helps control the body’s internal clock.

2. Almonds 

Almonds

This snack is packed with protein and magnesium, which provides muscle relaxation and promotes sleep.
3. Lettuce 

Lettuce

It contains lactucarium, which works like a mild sedative to help relax the brain and ease you into a quick slumber.

4. Cherries 

Cherries

Cherries are naturally full of melatonin — but make sure they are the tart kind!

5. Cheese 

Grating Soft Cheese

Cheese is high in calcium and thus helps the body relax.

6. Pineapple

Pineapple

Melatonin levels in the body can decrease with age. This fruit can raise its levels over 200 percent.

7. Chickpeas 

Sprouted Chickpeas

Are rich in vitamin B6, which helps your body produce serotonin.

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