8 Foods for a Better Night’s Sleep
By Danielle Fontana , Associate Editor |
Having trouble falling—or staying—asleep at night? Try adding these foods to your diet for sounder slumber.
Almonds are rich in magnesium, a mineral needed for quality sleep. A study published in the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine found that when the body’s magnesium levels are depleted, it makes it harder to stay asleep.
The natural sugar found in honey slightly heightens insulin levels and allows tryptophan to enter the brain more easily. Treat yourself to a spoonful before bed or mix it into chamomile tea to give you a more restful sleep.