Foods that help you sleep well

The saying "You are what you eat" means food is super important. What we eat every day affects our health a lot.

The saying "You are what you eat" means food is super important. What we eat every day affects our health a lot.

Food and sleep

Food and sleep

Eat foods like chicken and eggs to help you sleep better. They have tryptophan, which helps regulate sleep.

Chicken and eggs

Dark green leafy vegetables like spinach are good for sleep because they have tryptophan and iron to keep your body healthy.

Spinach

Add dried fruit to spinach omelets for flavor and better sleep. Peanuts and cashew nuts are also rich in sleep-regulating amino acids.

Dry fruits

Choose milk and certain cheeses for sleep. Avoid sugary cereals; they disrupt sleep by spiking energy and appetite.

Milk and derivatives

Milk and derivatives

Consider plain yogurt with fruit as a tasty option. Nutritionist Nancy Z. Farrell Allen says yogurt isn't just for breakfast; it can satisfy cravings for a sweet, creamy snack at night.

Natural yogurt with fruits

Cherries are excellent for sleep, containing melatonin, a hormone that aids in regulating sleep-wake cycles.

Cherry

If cherries aren't available, try kiwi as an alternative. Kiwi contains antioxidants and serotonin, which can enhance sleep onset, duration, and quality by influencing motor skills and digestion.

Kiwi

Kiwi