You are in your bed tossing and turning and you just can’t seem to close your eyes. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? We all know that feeling oh too well. The National Sleep Foundation recommends getting seven to nine hours of sleep at night. However, the average American sleeps for only 6 hours and 40 minutes. Seems like you are having trouble sleeping!
What if I told you if you eat or drink these 5 things before bed, you would have a better sleep? Well, it is true and feel free to try it out for yourself to see! There are foods that actually help you sleep better. Below, you will see the top 5 ingredients that can help you.
- Ginger- is a caffeine-free metabolism booster, and immune booster. Ginger also eases nausea and lowers inflammation.
- Almonds- they contain magnesium, which relaxes your muscles, which causes you to feel at ease when you sleep. They are also rich in protein, which helps your sugar level stay on the right track.
- Tart Cherries- they have high levels of melatonin, which is a hormone that helps regulate your sleep cycle and enhances your quality of sleep.
- Bananas- they have potassium and magnesium, which serve as a natural sleep acid as they relax your muscles.
Leafy Greens- eating some spinach, kale, and greens really help, as they are a dose of sleep-inducing magnesium, which helps deactivate adrenaline. Leafy greens are also a good source of calcium!
The ultimate feeling before bedtime should be having calcium, your stomach should be at ease, you start to feel your muscles relaxing, and your sugar level is on the right track. In order to achieve this, having the five above ingredients are really helpful!
Guess what? You can also find most of these natural ingredients in the Evening Tea. Besides from detoxifying and cleansing your body, the tea also helps you achieve a better quality of sleep.
So go ahead, have a good cup of warm tea, relax and enjoy your tranquil night of rest.