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TURKEY

The cause of many a post–Christmas lunch coma, turkey is rich in tryptophan, which the body transforms into sleep-promoting melatonin.

JASMINE RICE

High–glycaemic index (GI) carbohydrates like rice deposit their energy quickly into your body, causing an insulin spike and making it easier for your brain to access the tryptophan it needs to fall asleep.

MILK

Your mother was right. Rich in tryptophan (and warm memories), a glass of milk before bed can help you slide into the land of nod.

SWEET POTATO

Full of complex carbohydrates, sweet potatoes stimulate our body’s insulin production, which in turn increases the amount

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