7 Foods That Can Instantly Put You To Sleep

Posted by Muk Khatri in Health and Fitness On 23rd January 2018
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Getting proper sleep is essential for all body functions, so sleep deficiency drastically affects our wellbeing.More than 60% of the people in the USA have sleeping problems. Sleep disorders can often be caused by things like excessive stress, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular problems and so on. Before you opt for some sleep aids or pills make sure you look at your diet first. There is a list of seven types of food which can help you to restore your sleep cycle.

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#1 Bananas

The consumption of a banana before going to sleep relaxes the body and helps you fall asleep easily. If you’re a diabetic eat half so that your sugar doesn’t get elevated. Bananas are high in potassium which prevents leg cramps and magnesium which enables deep sleep and relaxes your muscles.

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#2 Cherries

You may be surprised to learn that cherries are also good for improving your sleep patterns. You can fight insomnia by drinking a glass of cherry juice as it boosts the production of melatonin and improves sleep quality. Melatonin regulates the sleep-wake cycle and this improves your sleeping pattern. But it’s not just cherry juice, fresh or dried cherries are equally beneficial so add them to your diet.

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#3 Salmon

According to studies, salmon is rich in omega-3-fatty acids which reduce stress levels and help your body to relax. Wild-caught salmon is also high in vitamin B6 which relaxes the body and reduce stress. Moreover, vitamin B6 stimulates the production of melatonin (the sleep hormone) in your body and the vitamin D improves sleep. Studies show that people who regularly eat salmon, at least once a week, have elevated vitamin D level, sleep better, sleep more and wake up easier.

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