How To Get A Good Night's Sleep: Eating These Foods Will Help You Nod Off

Foods To Help You Get A Good Night's Sleep
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Trouble sleeping? You're not alone.

A busy lifestyle, changing seasons and a growing addiction to technology - we know you check emails and Facebook in bed - is taking its toll in the bedroom (and we're not talking about sex).

We're sleeping less. It's recommended that the average adult clocks up eight hours sleep per night, but if you work hard and (ahem) play hard, that seems nigh-on impossible.

Something's gotta give - and food is a good place to start.

While we all know that drinking gallons of coffee will keep you awake and eating cheese late at night may give you nightmares, there is little else we know about the relationship between what we consume and our sleep patterns.

Here are some foods that will help you get a good night's sleep.

Give them a whirl and let us know whether your sleep improves in the comments below.