According to the European Journal of Nutrition, one glass of cherry juice before bed can add up to 25 minutes to your sleep time because it helps boost your melatonin production.
Melatonin can also be used to treat sleep disorders.
The University of Pavia, Italy has researched the effects of taking peanut butter before bed. Naturally, peanut butter is a good source of magnasium and they were able to discover that eating a little bit just before bed can help improve the quality of your rest.
Taipei Medical University discovered that Kiwis, high in serotonin, can help regulate your sleep. Their recommendation is to eat two kiwis for supper and you can increase your chances of falling asleep quicker by 35%.
According to the European Neurology Journal, the calcium in yoghurt can help support deep sleep. It can help convert tryptophan into melatonin which helps induce sleep.