Cherries contain melatonin, which help control sleep-wake cycles.
2. Jasmine Rice
The body digests Jasmine Rice slowly, releasing glucose into the bloodstream gradually.
A glass of milk contains the amino acid tryptophan, a precursor to the brain chemical serotonin.
4. Fortified Cereal
Try a bowl of Kashi or shredded wheat with a cup of milk to promote quality sleep.
Bananas contain the natural muscle-relaxants magnesium and potassium which lead to better sleep.
Just like milk, turkey contains tryptophan. You’d have to eat/drink a lot of turkey/milk to have a major effect, but it can give you a push in the right direction.
7. Sweet Potato
Sweet Potatoes provide complex-carbohydrates and also contain muscle-relaxing potassium. Regular potatoes, lima beans and papaya are other good sources of potassium.