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Bedtime Snacks That Promote Sleep

Did you know that certain bedtime snacks can promote better sleep? It’s true – foods that contain tryptophan, an amino acid that has a sedative-like effect on the body. Tryptophan can be found in many common foods, including dairy products, eggs, soy, turkey, chicken, fish, cheese, oats, wheat, legumes, leafy greens, nuts and seeds. (Here’s the […]

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School Aged Children and Sleep

  Did you know that a typical kindergartener needs eleven hours of sleep to be considered well rested? Or that a typical middle schooler needs nine or ten and a high schooler needs eight or nine? Getting that amount of sleep every night may seem impossible given the busy schedules that children keep – with […]

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