Getting enough sleep

Getting enough sleep is very important for your health.

Fortunately, several foods may help, thanks to their content of sleep-regulating hormones and brain chemicals, including melatonin and serotonin.  Additionally, some foods contain high amounts of specific antioxidants and nutrients, such as magnesium, that are known to enhance sleep by helping you fall asleep faster or stay asleep longer.  To reap the benefits of sleep-enhancing foods, it may be best to consume them 2–3 hours before bed. This is because eating immediately before going to sleep may cause digestive issues, such as acid reflux.  Overall, more research is necessary to conclude the specific role that foods have in promoting sleep, but their known effects are very promising.

Read the entire article at healthline.com: 

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/9-foods-to-help-you-sleep

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