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Well I empire.
Many parents feel that way.
I you're struggling to get your kids back kind of sleep schedule for -- you're not alone.
Here to help as wellness nutrition expert after shunt helmet -- -- team doctor morning Jeremy let's start with something that people are -- -- be like are you kidding me sugar will help put my kids to -- writing.
That you know you say sugar in your guide people -- that you think it's gonna make the kids hyper -- have to avoid that before bed.
But actually should a little bit of sugar the right amount -- can it be improved the brain's ability to take up an amino acid called tryptophan that can make a sleepy so you know these all represent about twenty to 25 grams of sugar.
You know if you meet these crackers or this cereal -- these chocolate covered pretzels that would be enough to relax you and give you a good night's sleep while interest and are now.
Pepperoni not on the list why not on the list because it because it contains a different amino acids hydrazine.
So cheese and an all men's and pepperoni contain this amino acid that stimulates the brain so.
We want the tryptophan we don't want the tires -- eat it carbohydrate foods and avoid these these proteins can't counteract though if you do -- -- that you can exactly there's that there's a little pep talk a little protein chain in there so milk or yogurt can help counteract that affecting you know -- all heard that.
You know the story of a nice -- -- warm milk helps you relax yeah it's because of that protein in the milk as there -- truth to that -- what are all these herbs now that Hillary -- -- beautiful -- I was out of the New York Botanical Garden yesterday to get some of these samples have got to have got to.
An exhibit going on right now called wild medicine that's all about how we can use herbs to help treat ourselves and so this is fennel.
This is something that they use in Brazil to help relax children before they go to -- this is actual -- an anti stress -- and lavender just the smell of lavender.
You can smell that that that helps relax space and I'll be eighteen you can make all of these into a T and this is that actually an example of a product that they have in Brazil.
-- the rest that grandmothers give to the children to help relax -- -- -- all of these -- plus a little bit of sugar.
Put your right to sleep all right so -- -- can't -- -- -- guess -- after -- it's -- look at -- great advice thanks somewhere I think you are -- -- three minutes.
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