Eat foods rich in tryptophan & B Vitamins

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Tryptophan is an amino acid and building block to produce the hormones serotonin and melatonin, important for regulating sleep. Making sure you‘re getting enough tryptophan in your diet will support production of these hormones so make sure you top up on foods rich with tryptopha. Like with the production of all hormones, certain vitamins found in various food sources help with the building process. In the case of serotonin and melatonin, B vitamins are key (mainly vitamins B3 and B6).

What You'll Need

  • Tryptophan rich foods: sesame seeds, fish, oats, poultry, lentils, eggs, bananas, cottage cheese and beans.
  • B Vitamins rich foods: poultry, salmon, mackerel, bananas, mushrooms, asparagus, dark green leafy vegetables and cruciferous vegetables will supply of both B3 and B6.

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