Best and worst foods for sleep

Published On: Nov 09 2012 08:45:14 AM PST   Updated On: Mar 08 2016 11:00:00 PM PST

With this week marking National Sleep Awareness Week, take a look at which foods you should be eating -- or avoiding -- in order to get a good night's rest.

Sleep Foods - Valerian Tea
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Valerian Tea (Best) -- The root of the valerian plant has been shown in some studies to speed the onset of sleep and improve sleep quality. Some also believe that valerian tea along with motherwort, chamomile and catnip brews, none of which contain caffeine, will help make you drowsy. 

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