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SLEEP IMPROVING EFFECTS OF MILK

@inproceedings{BakkerZierikzee2007SLEEPIE,
  title={SLEEP IMPROVING EFFECTS OF MILK},
  author={A. Bakker-Zierikzee and M. Smits},
  year={2007}
}
  • A. Bakker-Zierikzee, M. Smits
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition influences sleep. Drinking a glass of warm milk in the evening has been a long term tradition in several cultures. Although most of these reports are anecdotal, several milk components have been associated with sleep, such as tryptophan, bioactive peptides and magnesium. The widest researched dairy component in relation to sleep is tryptophan. Tryptophan is the precursor of serotonin. A good source of tryptophan is alpha-lactalbumin, a major protein found in whey. Evening alpha… CONTINUE READING
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