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Dr. Isaac Eliaz on the best foods for a good night's sleep – Akron LIVING WELL Magazine

The Best Foods for a Good Night’s Sleep

By Dr. Isaac Eliaz, Akron LIVIN WELL Magazine
What you eat can drastically affect how you sleep, so in order to get a good night’s rest, it is essential to choose foods that calm your mind and body rather than those that stimulate you. Certain types of foods will naturally promote rest and relaxation, particularly those that contain tryptophan – the amino acid that the body uses to make serotonin, the neurotransmitter that slows nerve activity within your brain.