Can’t sleep? Fall asleep in minutes by eating these six snacks while getting ready for bed.
Ever had Japanese Spanish Mackerel?
Fatty fish includes salmon, tuna, trout and mackerel – all rich in vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids. More specifically, this combination enhances sleep quality by increasing your serotonin level - the chemical that puts you to sleep.
Chocolate Dipped Kiwi Popsicles
Kiwi fruit before bed not only knocks you out, it helps you feel refreshed in the AM. Indulge on two kiwis before bed and you’ll fall asleep 42 percent faster!
This is due to kiwi’s content of serotonin, vitamin C and carotenoids – a combination that not only makes you go night-night but also helps inflammation.
Good o’l Chamomile Tea
Chamomile tea contains apigenin, an antioxidant that connects to certain brain receptors to promote sleepiness and reduce insomnia. Drink chamomile tea for two weeks before bed – well rested, less grumpy you will thank us later...
Almonds are a great source of magnesium – which is great for reducing levels of the stress hormone cortisol and inflammation. One ounce [28g] serving, or about a handful, should be good enough to send you off into some sweet Zzz’s.
Grandma’s Rice Pudding Recipe
White rice has a high glycaemic index – enough to aid restful sleep. Try eating white rice an hour before bedtime – BE BOLD, and go with some rice pudding if you dare…
Tart Cherry Juice Potion
Drinking tart cherry juice before bed really helps with insomnia - due to its high melatonin, count, which regulates your internal clock to let your body know when it’s time for bed.