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Put down that glass of warm milk. British researchers have found the food that really can help you sleep better and wake up more refreshed. A study at the University of Oxford shows that eating more fish is associated with better sleep. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish help the brain make melatonin, a hormone linked to deeper sleep. The research on children showed that kids with higher blood levels of the long-chain omega-3 DHA (the main omega-3 fatty acid found in the brain) are less restless in their sleep, don’t resist going to sleep and experience fewer sleep disturbances. The study showed that a daily supplement of omega-3 (as in a fish oil capsule) produced about an extra hour of more sleep ever night. The children also experienced seven fewer waking episodes nightly

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