Written by Sandhya Jeremiah Dung | Updated: September 4, 2020 08:16:02 am
How Sleep affects our health
Our Health is facilitated by a lot of factors, from nutritional food to exercising, the sleeping patterns, and how remaining hydrated is crucial. Amongst all of these healthy practices, we often seem to neglect our healthy sleep. Definitely watching an entire season overnight of your favorite series at Netflix might seem exciting, but in the long run, it might have serious implications on your health.
Similarly, The Sleep Council based in the UK (An independent Sleep Charity Organization) lays emphasis on the importance of sleep. An individual, to remain healthy and active requires a minimum of 7-8 hours of sleep daily. A number of chemicals and hormones inside of our body often, work together to provide us a good sleep: Melatonin, Tryptophan, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), Calcium, and Magnesium are certain examples of the same. – MEDICAL NEWS TODAY
Besides this, A lot of people suffer from the sleep disorder called Insomnia (Inability to sleep) due to multiple causes which might affect the entire mechanism and the metabolism of the individual. For such people who are sleep deprived or the individuals who are looking for solutions to have an actual ‘GOOD’ NIGHT Sleep, this article is definitely for you. This article tries to enlist important food items that might help you to provide a good sleep :
So you might be thinking how nuts can help you have a good sleep! Well, much to everyone’s surprise, nuts like ALMONDS if eaten daily can result in better sleep. Rich in Melatonin, Almonds are considered important for promoting a healthy sleeping pattern. The Medical News Today states that consuming just 1 ounce (oz) of Almonds provides us 77mg of Magnesium and 76mg of Calcium which are imperative to relax our muscles and provide us a good sleep.
Bananas are like a whole combination of essential nutrients, fortunately even this yummy fruit provides you an amazing sleeping pattern. How? Well, Bananas are a rich source of Good carbohydrates and tryptophan contents, when consumed can make you feel sleepy in a natural manner. Adding on to this, they also contain Magnesium and Potassium which relax your muscles and enable a comfortable sleep.
Melatonin-Rich these sweet little Cherries, specifically Tart Cherry is often advised to individuals suffering from INSOMNIA. Studies show, that drinking Cherry juice twice a day can boost our sleeping pattern and aid sleep-related problems like Chronic Insomnia.
Milk contains major elements like, Melatonin,
Calcium, Vitamin D, and Tryptophan stimulate a soothing effect on the nerves and brain resulting in comfortable sleep. Not just Scientific Research but also Ayurveda finds Warm Milk an effective food item in providing sound sleep. You may add a pinch of crushed almonds to your bedtime milk.
Along with these enlisted items, other food components rich in Proteins and Carbohydrates specifically induce a night of good sleep. Food items like Chamomile Tea, White Rice, Honey, and Walnuts, etc. lead to your sound 8-hour sleep.