15 Foods That Will Make You Sleep Like a Baby

15 Foods That Will Make You Sleep Like a Baby

Chelsea Wrots
February 15 2017 - 05:12pm

Most people complain about insomnia nowadays. Daily problems like anger and stress have the possibility of messing up our sleep cycle. Our suggestion is to consume these nutrients 1.5 hours before bed so they can help you sleep better.  

If you are having real sleeping problems that can not be solved with nutritional supplements, you should probably see a doctor. 

Note: You should seek medical advice before changing your diet if you have any chronic condition or are pregnant.

1. Cherry Juice

Cherry juice contains melatonin which will help you sleep easier. Drinking it two times a day will be beneficial. 😴

2. Dried nuts and fruits

Walnuts, almonds, dry prunes, and dry figs are also foods that help to gain a better sleeping cycle. They are also good for your health if you eat a handful everyday..

3. Potato

The tryptophan in potato can help you to fall asleep easily. It’ll be more effective if you mash it with milk.

4. Fruits

Eating a banana, melon, apple, apricot, or cherry will calm your nerves and help you to have a comfortable night of sleep.

5. Aniseed Tea

Drink it at night time for a happier sleep.

6. Yogurt

It’s suggested to get rid of sleeping problems caused by hypocalcemia.

7. Flaxseed

Flaxseed is loaded with Omega-3 which helps you have a happier sleep. You can mix it with yogurt and milk.

8. Herbal Tea

We all know about the calming effect of sage, linden, lemon balm, and chamomile tea. You’ll sleep like a baby if you drink one right before you sleep.

9. Whole wheat Bread

Eating a thin piece of whole wheat bread before bed will keep insulin resistance at a normal level and prevent cravings during the night. Eating 3-4 salted crackers will also provide the same effect.

10. Lettuce

Including lettuce in your dinner menu will prepare you to sleep better.

11. Turkey

Turkey is loaded with tryptophan which will help you to gain a better sleeping cycle. A turkey sandwich with whole wheat bread will work.

12. Honey

The natural sugar in honey increases the insulin level of the body, which is beneficial for your brain health. You can add it to your herbal tea and drink it before you sleep.

13. Fish

Tuna, turbot, and salmon increase the serotonin hormone with vitamin B6 and help you have a better sleep.

14. Kale

Kale is loaded with calcium which can regulate your sleeping cycle.

15. Oatmeal

Eating oatmeal with warm milk before bed increases the hormone melatonin. Mixing oat flour and maple syrup will also have the same effect.

Bonus: Warm Milk!

Moms were right!! Tryptophan soothes the brain and helps to have a peaceful sleep.

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