Snacks for a Better Nights Sleep

We all need sleep to look and feel our best. And here are some foods that might help you sleep better AND longer! 

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Salmon

A study found that getting 600 mg of Omega fats may help people sleep longer and wake up fewer times throughout the night. It's also high in B6, which helps produce the sleep hormone melatonin. 

Almonds

These are loaded in calcium! A cup of almonds is equivalent to a glass of milk. Calcium is very important for sleep. Studies show that if you don't have enough calcium you may suffer sleep problems. 

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Bananas

This fruit, high in potassium which can help reduce waking up after you've fallen asleep. Potassium can increase sleep efficiency according to some sleep research. 

If these diet changes don't help with your sleep, ER physician Dr. Travis Stork offers up one last tip...Sleep in the buff! Researchers at the University of Amsterdam found that lowering your skin temperature can increase the depth of your sleep. 

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