Health

These changes in diet and eating nutritious food can help improve sleep

Now, before you jump onto expensive medicine, opt for these foods

Who would have thought that eating right and nutritious can aid in better sleep? But as weird as it sounds, the two are strongly interconnected. Just how a happy and healthy gut helps in keeping the anxiety, stress, and constipation at bay, likewise nutritious food is helpful in maintaining a good sleep cycle.

According to various researches, what you eat reflects how well your body is going to be responding to any difficulty it may face. For centuries there have been clear links between nutrition and the healthy functioning of the body. But many remain unaware of the fact that one’s diet affects sleep. So here is a list of foods that, by implementing in your diet, you can attain a good night’s sleep.

Kiwi

This simple citrusy fruit is a powerhouse of numerous vitamins and minerals, mostly known for vitamins C and E, potassium, and folate. According to various researches, consuming kiwi is said to help in falling asleep faster and also helps improve quality of the sleep. All thanks to its antioxidant properties and high concentration of serotonin, that this fruit is a natural sweet medicine for sleep.

Milk

Well, it is a practice at various Indian households to gulp down a glass of milk in the nighttime just before bed. But if facts were to be considered, a glass of warm milk along with a pinch of turmeric and sugar brings along abundant nutrients and vitamins. In fact, any other supplement that can entice a child or an adult to drink milk for better sleep is good. That is because milk in itself is a powerhouse of melatonin.

Rice

As opposed to the popular belief that rice upsets the stomach, rice is a great stimulator of sleep. According to various studies, the carbohydrates from rice and sleep have good chemistry.

Nuts

Above all, the nuts almonds come with various health benefits, and one of them is aiding is good sleep. By consuming almonds regularly, one can lower the risks of any chronic diseases, like type 2 diabetes owing to its healthy monounsaturated fats, fibre, and antioxidants. Likewise, almonds are also said to help boost sleep quality because they are a source of the hormone melatonin that signals the body clock when it is time to prepare for sleep.

Chamomile tea

One of the effective and tested teas that can help stimulate a regular sleep cycle. Known for its flavones which are antioxidants for reducing inflammation in the body, it thus brings the body to ease.

Nirtika Pandita

A follower of Master Oogway, living by his words of Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the ‘Present’, I am trying to master the art of now. Keeping that in the center I am combining my professional prowess as a writer and nerves of a gastronaut to conquer the Saha world.
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