The Nutrition Breakthroughs Blog has provided several articles on the best foods to help you sleep, and those that follow below are the top 5 most popular ones of all time.
This article features a chart that summarizes research studies on foods that are high in the natural sleep hormone known as melatonin. Other foods are proving themselves good sources of potassium, calcium and magnesium – all shown to help remedy insomnia.
Melatonin levels start rising in the evening and go up to a peak level in the early hours of the morning, perhaps around 2:00 or 3:00 a.m, and then they reduce. This may partially explain why some people can sleep fine for a few hours and then suddenly find themselves wide awake.
The research study showing how tropical fruits increase melatonin was published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. See the details in this article.
This article includes a great, short chart that contains the five best foods and five worst foods for promoting sleep.
Some foods can act as natural sleep aids, while others can make your time in bed a struggle with tossing and turning all night.
Researchers in Norway have proved that eating fish has a positive impact on good sleep and overall daily functioning.
This article focuses on articles from research journals that have studied which foods are best for inducing sleep, and it also has some doctor recommendations on good bedtime snacks.
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