Banana is a fast digesting carb for perfect bedtime snack spikes sugar begins the knockout process! Bananas have magnesium which promotes muscle relaxation, calms stress hormones and so can promote sleep. Bananas also contain L-tryptophan that converts 5-HTP in the brain is then converted to serotonin ( a relaxing neurotransmitter ) and melatonin. For those of you who have problem staying asleep, check this out, potassium works in sync with magnesium and bananas are rich in vitamin B-6 which is needed to make melatonin a sleep inducing hormone that controls your sleep and waking cycles.
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