How food affects your sleep

The age-old calming remedy of chamomile tea increases glycine in the body, which relaxes nerves and muscles.
The age-old calming remedy of chamomile tea increases glycine in the body, which relaxes nerves and muscles.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

You may have heard that caffeine keeps you up at night, but how about eating a handful of pumpkin seeds for better sleep?

Nutritionist Pooja Vig of The Nutrition Clinic shares her tips on sleep-promoting food and drinks, as well as those that will disrupt your slumber.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2018, with the headline 'How food affects your sleep'. Print Edition | Subscribe