Do you pop few candies before bed, and often wake up at nights to pop some more? Are you sure you’re not waking up just to go to the loo, but because you have an issue sleeping well at nights? Did you know simple foods can make you snooze better?
A great deal of studies have shown that eating patterns heavily interfere with your body clock. Specific foods have been linked to a better sleep. A study shows that taking high amount of fiber (fruits, veggies, whole grains, pulses, nuts, and seeds) can actually improve your restorative slow-wave sleep at night. But adding excess saturated fat in your diet can leave you disturbed throughout the night. With the given studies and speculations, you can serve sleep boosting foods with the following on your plate.1
1. Foods High In Fiber
Yes, those beans, peas, cabbage, potatoes, carrots are all in this category too.
2. Foods Low In Saturated Fats And Sugar
With choices like avocados, lettuce, nuts such as almonds, walnuts, berries such as cranberries and so on.
This includes chickpeas, kidney beans, flat seeds which can be boiled, commonly found in Indian food.
Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, look no further for some fresh fishy protein.
Heavily filled with anti-oxidants as much as its seeds, its little known relatives are lemons and grapefruit.
6. Sunflower Seeds
Best popped and eaten as an afternoon snack, this includes pumpkin seeds too.
7. Brown Rice
In its raw and unrefined glory, this is by far the best fiber and starchy resource.
8. Leafy Greens
The darker the leafy greens, the better, especially bok coy and spinach.
Apart from regulating your weight, sleep is also important for your total well being. It increases your productivity, mental and physical performance, and decreases inflammation.
This Recipe Will Help You Get Some Deep Sleep At Night
9. Salmon Avocado “Tacos”
Sounds like a great dinner idea? Loaded with nutrients and delicious in every bite, this dish is going to be your favorite dinner option once you try it. Here’s how you can make it:
Take a medium bowl, combine ½ cup of sliced grape tomatoes, ¼ cup minced bell pepper and white onion, 1 tsp minced garlic, 1/16 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tbsp minced fresh cilantro, and 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice.
Toss all these together and marinate in the refrigerator for around 15 minutes.
Take three romaine lettuce leaves, and fill each with one ounce of cooked salmon.
Top it with vegetable mixture, and garnish with a quarter of sliced avocados.
Have a good night!
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