"Bananas are high in vitamin B6, which converts tryptophan into serotonin, which in turn makes us more sleepy," said registered dietitian Melissa Rifkin for Well+Good. "One easy banana-based dessert she likes to have is cut up bananas mixed into a bowl of cottage cheese, which is a good source of protein. Or, you can try one of the below recipes for more banana-based snack ideas."

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