10 Foods to Help You Sleep Better
1. With our smart phones and laptops beside us almost all the time, and with crazy schedules that have us planning the next day even before we hit the sack, a good night’s sleep is hard to come by. Worry not, Mumbai-based dietician Richa Anand lists out ten foods that will help you sleep like a baby. Grab your shopping cart now!
Milk is an antacid. Therefore, it will calm your stomach in case you have acidity and calm your stomach. This will help you sleep better.
3. Green Tea:
Any warm drink will help you sleep better. But it is best to stay away from tea or coffee as caffeine and tannin may interfere with the pattern. So, green tea is a safe option. It contains theanine which promotes good sleep.
Any fruit like a banana or an apple, contains fiber and sugar. This will satiate you, and prevent from your sugar levels from dropping through the night. Allowing you sleep peacefully.
5. Dry fruit:
Dry fruits are another source of sugar and fiber, especially if you are diabetic. Also, nuts like almonds are a great source of magnesium, that promotes good sleep.
6. Crackers and peanut butter:
Whole wheat crackers contain vitamin B that prevent insomnia. Thinly spread peanut butter is a good source of protein that will keep you satiated.
Cheese contains calcium which helps reduce stress and calming nerve fibers which will allow you to sleep better.
8. Frozen yogurt:
Frozen yogurt or greek yogurt too is a great source of calcium that helps reduce stress. It also contains protein soothe your stomach allowing you to sleep better.
Eggs are a great source of minerals like magnesium and potassium which promotes good sleep. It also contains amino acids that is sleep inducing. But, stick to one hard boiled egg.
Oats are again rich in fiber and natural sugar that satiates you. It also contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, and potassium- nutrients that promote good sleep.