Recipes for Rest

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We’re all familiar with turkey’s sleep-inducing powers (thanks, tryptophan!)—but did you know there are snacks in just about every food group that can have a similar effect? And you don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy them. From bananas and milk to lettuce and potato chips, click through for some everyday edibles that can help you fall asleep faster, plus the scientific explanation for why they may work. Tuck in to one of these wonder foods at least an hour before bed, or mix and match your favorites to create a sleep recipe all your own.

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