12 Foods To Help You Sleep Better And Feel Less Exhausted When That Alarm Clock Goes Off
It's National Sleep Awareness Week, and whether you can't function without your zzz's or you've decided you'll catch up on them when you're older, there are probably nights when you wish you could just let your head hit the pillow and immediately pass out. Luckily for you, there are some foods that help you fall asleep quickly, which means you don't have to spend the early a.m. hours tossing and turning in your sheets when you've got a big day ahead. If you're over-caffeinated, suffering from insomnia, or just plain too excited, it's no matter, because snacking on any of these foods can help relax your body and send it to sleep. Get ready to hit the hay.
It may surprise you to see kale on this list, but the calcium-rich food assists the brain in creating melatonin — a hormone that helps regulate the natural sleep cycle.
Tuna, salmon, halibut… pick your fish and eat up. All of these under the sea creatures are high in vitamin B6, another great catalyst for producing melatonin.
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