Supplements for Stress and Sleep

Optimum nutrition is essential if you are busy and stressed. Ideally you should gain your nutrition from nourishing foods, but this is not always possible, either due to the quality of food available, missing meals or the extra demands on your body. As well as the vitamins and minerals we suggested, you might also consider the following if your diet is not naturally rich in foods that contain them.

Melatonin is a chemical that is essential for the body helps to regulate sleep. Found in foods like cherries.

Tryptophan is used by the brain to create the chemicals required for sleep. Found in foods like bananas.

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