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If you have a teenager (or remember your high school sleep habits) you know that staying up late, struggling to rise with the alarm clock, and dozing until noon on the weekends come with the territory. One of the reasons adolescents become night owls is the lifestyle of this age group—which brings heavy loads of homework and busy social lives—...

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Certain foods contain an amino acid call tryptophan that causes sleepiness. Turkey is the most well know food with this amino acid. Popcorn also has a similar affect.

Other foods like angel food cake and pasta can also promote sleep. The trick is to increase your carbohydrate intake. Carbs make tryptophan more available to the brain....

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