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Foods High in Tryptophan

Need a Nod-Off Nudge? Try These Sleep-Inducing Recipes

Foods High in Tryptophan

If you're needing a bit of help nodding off, the trick could be an added dose of tryptophan. The amino acid works to trigger the release of serotonin, which helps you feel calm, relaxed, and well . . . sleepy. And believe it or not, turkey is not the only nor the leading source of trytophan — scroll through to see the best food sources of this natural sleep aid, with easy, healthy recipes to make at home before bedtime.

Related: The Definitive Guide to Getting Better Sleep

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