What to Eat for Better Sleep

What and when we eat can impact how easily we fall - and stay - asleep. Below are three key food groups that can help send you off into the land of nod...


Complex carbs (e.g. brown rice, oats, barley, spelt) and protein both provide a boost of tryptophan, an amino acid that helps regulate the sleep cycle and promotes sleep and relaxation. Team them together for the perfect sleepy snack – porridge oats with milk, wholemeal crackers and cheese, nut butter and spelt toast – beautiful!

2. Mg ME

Increasing your magnesium intake can have huge benefits for your sleep quality. This is because it plays an significant role in the deactivation of adrenaline, making it the perfect wind-down companion if you’ve had a particularly stressful day. Leafy green vegetables, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds and wholegrains are rich in magnesium, so there’s lots of choice.