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User's Manual: Sleep

Best and Worst Foods for Sleep

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Sweet potato

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Sweet potatoes are a sleeper’s dream. Not only do they provide sleep-promoting complex carbohydrates, they also contain that muscle-relaxant potassium.

Other good sources of potassium include regular potatoes (baked and keep the skin on), lima beans, and papaya.

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