Best & Worst Foods For Sleep

Bowl with ripe cherries.

Best & Worst Foods For Sleep

Bowl with ripe cherries.
Bowl with ripe cherries.

It happens to all of us sometimes to have difficulties falling asleep but there are number of people that suffer from insomnia on a daily basis. Although many factors can be a reason for insomnia, still very rarely is mentioned that one of the key factors is the food you eat before sleeping. Below you can check which foods can help you improve the quality of sleep!

Food that helps you fall asleep more easily

Experts point out that foods rich in melatonin helps you fall asleep easily. You can find it in cherries which are a perfect snack before bedtime. Also, melatonin is contained in pumpkin seeds that are rich in magnesium, which helps your muscles relax and fall asleep more easily. One more reason why you should eat popcorn with the movie at night is because they are rich in serotonin, which regulates our sleep cycle.

Foods that helps to sleep tight

Sometimes we can not get good sleep because we wake up many times during the night. It is important to be hydrated, but also try not to overdo it, so you will avoid night runs to the bathroom. Also, going to bed on an empty stomach is not good choice. Often happen to have a big gap between the last meal and going to bed and that cause you to wake up because of low blood sugar. Before going to sleep, eat an apple with almond butter, it will provide enough glucose and help you sleep all night.

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