FOODS TO EAT BEFORE BED

FOODS TO EAT BEFORE BED

 

People in today’s world have so much of tension and stress, due to these reasons, most people suffer from insomnia or deprivation sleep.

We all know that old adage don’t  eat past 10 pm, but what if you’re absolutely starving before heading to bed. One problem for many dieters is that they get cravings at the night and tend to eat lots of junk food before bed. These are calories that are added on top of everything else they have eaten that day. Often pushing them into the range of weight gain.

However, some late – night snacks can actually be good for you.

Studies have shown that small, nutrient- dense bedtime snacks can benefit metabolic health and help build muscle, especially if you exercised during the day. They are also several foods that have been proven to help us sleep better when we eat them before bed.

String cheese

Sleep without break

The protein in string cheese leaves you calm and less frazzled while keeping your blood sugar on an even keel throughout the night.

Nuts

Promote restful sleep

A handful of nuts makes an easy and healthy bedtime snack. They are rich in several important nutrients and amino acids like magnesium and tryptophan.

Magnesium – studies show that a lack of magnesium greatly affects melatonin level, circadian cycle, and sleep disorder. Therefore, consuming additional magnesium can help improve sleep quality.

Tryptophan- it converts to serotonin and melatonin and brain natural relaxation chemicals.

One handful of nuts contains about 150mg of magnesium, which is the very healthy dose of minerals.

Milk

Promotes effective sleep

if your falling asleep on your feet and don’t have time to get snacks for yourself, gulped down a glass of milk. Calcium is effective stress reducer and it stabilizes nerve fibers.

Cherries

Improve quality of sleep

Cherries are one of the quickest and sweetest bedtime snacks.

Several experiment studies have shown that cherries can help improve sleep and even help treat sleep disorders.

One small study of people with chronic insomnia found that cherry juice greatly reduced the severity of sleeplessness.

In fact, the effects were equal to or even exceeded treatment with valerian.

Cherries causes a great increase in the body’s secretion of the sleep hormone melatonin. Which is responsible for effective sleep?

A cup of cherries contains only 50calories, so they are definitely a weight friendly.

Bananas

Boost weight loss and relaxation.

They are full of important nutrients like potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and fibers.

It naturally relaxes you and slows your pulse.banana contains fibers, which may help you feel full and less hungry, which leads to the reduction of calories intake. It also contains tryptophan.

Turkey

Provides protein and helps regulate sleep.

Turkey is a relative low- calorie meat that contains high-quality protein. Increasing the amount of quality protein in your diet is incredibly important for weight loss, as it reduces appetite much more effectively than either fat or carbs. It contains tryptophan can help you fall asleep faster.

Cottage cheese

Helps build muscle while you sleep

Cottage cheese offers the body steady supply of casein protein. Casein is a slow digesting protein that is well- known to sustain overnight repair and growth.

A 4-oz (1/2 cup) serving provides 13grams of protein.

Jasmine rice

Calm sleep

Jasmine rice ranks high on the Glycemic ranks, meaning the body digest it slowly, releasing glucose into the blood stream.

Sleep tight, start a morning right.

 

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