By Betty Henderson • 04 January 2023 • 13:18
As well as being refreshing, drinking a glass of tart cherry juice can increase your overall sleep time
IF your new year’s resolution involves getting better quality sleep, we have just the thing for you. Recent research by experts at Best Mattress Brand has revealed the three foods you need to be eating to get a better night’s sleep.
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The studies revealed that tart cherries have higher concentrations of melatonin than other foods, a hormone that promotes healthy sleep. Consuming two cups of tart cherry juice decreased time to get to sleep, increased overall sleep time, and resulted in less awakenings during the night.
Kiwi is well-known for its numerous health benefits, thanks to its high content of nutrients and antioxidants and nutritional value. The fruit is also being credited as inducing sleep quicker. Its high antioxidant, folate and serotonin content mean eating a kiwi an hour before sleeping can help you fall asleep faster.
As well as being a delicious bedtime snack, bananas contain valuable nutrients which improve sleep quality. Eating a banana boosts tryptophan, serotonin, magnesium, and potassium which all contribute to a great night’s sleep.
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