Written by Robert J. Matthews
Dark chocolate might help you sleep if you eat it in moderation about an hour before bed, despite what most people think.
The serotonin-boosting features of dark chocolate help you feel calm and relaxed, and the antioxidants and flavanols in it can lower your stress levels.
Popcorn, which is high in fiber and carbs, can help you fall asleep during movie nights.
It helps the body make serotonin, which is an important chemical for good sleep.
Tryptophan is an amino acid that controls sleep and mood. Turkey does contain it, but it does not make you sleepy right away.
Tiredness after a meal is more likely to be caused by carb-heavy foods than by turkey itself.