Foods That Make You Go Sleepy

Getting some solid shut-eye is necessary for far more than just energy levels. Without proper rest you can’t efficiently regulate the hormones that keep your body in check, weight gain and a leaky gut will end up being your worst nightmare. A normal sleep schedule will set you up for quality sleep every night...adding healthy foods that crank in the zzzz'z , is just what the Dr. Ordered... In an age of overachieving, it’s about time we all aim to be successful snoozers.

The foods you eat have a significant impact on the quality of your sleep.... sleep-enhancing foods based on key nutrients, like calcium, magnesium, potassium, B vitamins, and tryptophan—will all play key roles in serious shut-eye

1. Almonds

“Almonds are high in potassium and B vitamins, which help our nervous systems to relax,” Spread some almond butter on toast with banana slices (another sleep all-star)—no need to count sheep when your head hits the pillow.

2. Bananas

Bananas, like almonds, are packed with B complex vitamins and potassium, making them a great “insomnia-fighting ingredients.”