Sleep is so important for college students, yet it's so underrated. Even when you try to go to bed at a reasonable hour, your mind suddenly has a million thoughts that it wants to go through and it can be hard to actually fall asleep. Have no worries though, because one solution to this problem comes down to what you eat before you sleep. You probably already know that having caffeine late at night can keep you awake, and that sometimes a glass of wine (or two, or three) can make you sleepy, but there are actually some foods that can help you fall asleep faster.
A lot of these foods are great sleeping aids because they help the body increase melatonin, the hormone that signals the body that it's time go to bed. Even if you happen to not like one of these things on the list (looking at kale specifically), you don't have to eat them all to get a good night's rest. But if you still have trouble sleeping, you should talk to your doctor, or you can always try counting sheep.
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