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Food Choices That Promote Sleep

2. Almonds

Almonds, which contain lots of protein and taste delicious, are a great snack at any time of the day (and they make a particularly great addition to any trail mix). But they’re especially effective right before bed, as they contain the sleep-enhancing amino acid known as tryptophan. Almonds are also a good source of the nutrient magnesium, which has been shown to naturally relax our muscles and encourage a solid night’s rest.

So, if you’ve been struggling with sleep in recent days, reach for a handful of almonds shortly before going to bed.

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