Sleep is an essential part of health and your wellness. With the help of @wondergreens, naturopath in the making, I am sharing some key foods you can add/increase into your life for better sleep and overall keep your nervous system in balance. The following ingredients also help support the production of melatonin!
- Tryptophan* - oats, broccoli, avocado , lentils.
- Magnesium - spinach , bananas, pumpkin seeds, edamame beans.
- Zinc - lentils, chickpeas (especially sprouted), pumpkin & sesame seeds & cashews.
- Vitamin B6 - spinach, kale, bananas, avocados & chickpeas.
GABA* - oats, buckwheat , sweet potatoes, cabbage, cauliflower & Brussels sprouts.
*Tryptophan is an amino acid needed to make melatonin and serotonin - they support sleep and mood regulation.