Food sources of glycine
Glycine is also naturally found kiwis and evidence has shown this exotic to be an effective sleep-inducer.
According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), if you have insomnia, eating two kiwis before bed can increase your sleep duration by an hour over the course of a month.
“Other fruits and vegetables that are rich in antioxidants (like berries, prunes, raisins, and plums) may have a similar effect by helping to counteract the oxidative stress caused by a sleep disorder,” explains the heath site.
Oxidative stress is a process whereby unstable molecules called free radicals cause atoms in the cells of the body to lose an electron.