6 bedtime foods
Your Bedtime is that time of the day you look forward to.
Sometimes before you go to bed, you get hungry and find yourself in a fix not knowing what to eat or if you should eat.
In this episode, which happens to be the launch episode, I have shared with you those foods that can be eaten at those times of the night.
Based on what these foods contain, they have been proven to
1.help prevent weight loss
2. Increase sleep rate and also give you a great feeling.
Turkey is a relatively low-calorie meat that contains high-quality protein.
Increasing the amount of quality protein in your diet is incredibly important for weight loss.
It reduces appetite much more effectively than either fat or carbs.
It has an essential amino acid called Tryptophan which helps you sleep better.
Turkey is a lean meat that contains high-quality protein. It is also high in tryptophan, which promotes sleep. Both sleep and protein can help with weight loss.
Almonds are highly nutritious and a great source of magnesium.
Increased magnesium intake has been linked to improved sleep quality.
A handful or two of almonds makes an easy and healthy bedtime snack.
They are rich in several important nutrients, including magnesium.
Studies show that a lack of magnesium greatly affects melatonin levels, circadian cycle and sleep disorders.
Therefore, consuming additional magnesium can help improve sleep quality.
In an 8-week study of elderly subjects, an additional 500 mg of magnesium per day significantly improved sleep quality, sleep duration and other measures of insomnia
Tuna is a highly practical bedtime snack. It is a fantastic source of vitamin D and omega-3 fats. These nutrients are important for overall health and well-being.
This can be linked to a host of health problems, including sleep disorders.
Vitamin D deficiency is also linked to worse sleep apnea. It may also decrease sleep duration 4. Cherries Improve Quality of Sleep Cherries cause a great increase in the body’s secretion of the sleep hormone melatonin. They are sometimes responsible for treating insomnia. Cherries are a sweet, low-calorie bedtime snack choice. They help improve sleep quality and treat insomnia. 5. Bananas Boost Weight Loss and Relaxation They are full of important nutrients like potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C and fiber. Bananas contain high amounts of fiber. If you choose bananas that are greenish (not fully ripe). They are also high in resistant starch. Fiber and resistant starch may help you feel full and less hungry A reduction in calorie intake . Bananas are a nutrient-dense, no-fuss food. They contain fiber and resistant starch for weight loss, as well as relaxing tryptophan to help you sleep better 6. Cottage Cheese Helps Build Muscle While You Sleep Cottage cheese is high in nutrients, and tends to be low in fat and calories Cottage cheese is predominantly made up of a milk protein called casein Casein is a slow digesting protein that is well-known to sustain overnight muscle repair and growth Take Home Message
1. Eating before bed doesn’t have to be bad for you.
2.You just need to eat small servings of nutritious foods that keep you satisfied. Some of them can even help you sleep better.
3.When your bedtime snack is a healthy one, you won’t lose any sleep over it.