Sleep Disorders

The Absolute Best Fruits and Vegetables for Sleep


Essential nutrients for sleep

Best vegetable for melatonin: sweet corn

Best fruit for melatonin: pineapple

Best vegetable for calcium: collard greens

Best fruit for calcium: figs

Best vegetable for tryptophan: soybeans

Best fruit for tryptophan: avocado

Best vegetable for potassium: swiss chard

Best fruit for potassium: dried apricots

Best vegetable for magnesium: spinach

Best fruit for magnesium: banana

Martin Reed

Martin Reed


Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.