Foods to Fight Insomnia

Eat to sleep

Janice Tovey
3 min readNov 26, 2023


Delicious fresh kiwi to help you sleep.
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Whether it is a cup of tea, a handful of almonds and walnuts, or a slice of turkey with a little rice, take comfort in knowing that there are delicious foods that naturally produce melatonin, serotonin and contain the healthy fats required for a great night’s sleep.

We all know how important sleep is to good health. This includes physical, mental, and spiritual health.

It is interesting how much we take a deep slumber for granted until we begin experiencing nights of tossing and turning. At first, it may just seem random, a few bad nights. We put it down to the chocolate ice cream we ate before bed or the red licorice.

Our unease increases as the sleepless nights rumble on until all the sudden we realize we have a problem.

Our anxiety around sleeplessness exponentially increases as do the dark circles under our eyes and our shortened fuse.

We must act.

If you decide to explore the more natural route to help you sleep, there are foods that have been proven to help ease the pains of insomnia.

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Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.