How to beat Insomnia through healthy eating

Everyone needs to sleep so as to rejuvenate not only the mind but the body as well.

 Drink green tea

Drink plenty of green tea instead of coffee which usually contains caffeine which can affect your sleep. Avoid flavored drinks as well because they contain a lot of sugar which can make you a bit jumpy.

Drink plenty of water and lose weight

An obese individual is likely to have trouble breathing hence leading to sleep deprivation.To have maximum sleep you should avoid unnecessary snacks before bed time. It is also advisable that you drink plenty of water as it will help you keep hydrated hence no need of waking up in th middle of the night to drink water.

 Eat foods rich in magnesium

A deficiency in magnesium could most likely affect your sleep patterns.Magnesium usually helps to relax muscles which can help you to relax and a deficiency would likely lead to sleep problems. Magnesium rich foods include green vegetables, rice, cereals, whole meal bread, rice, vegetables, and nuts among others.

Drink milk before sleeping

A nice cup of milk really can help you sleep well since milk is rich in amino acids which help to boost the levels of serotonin and melatonin- a sleep inducing hormone. It helps in relaxing the muscles thus enabling you to have a good night’s rest.

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Avoid alcohol

Alcoholic beverages will disturb your sleep. You might keep on waking up in the night for a glass of water, thus disturbing your quality sleep. If you can avoid alcoholic beverages before night time, it can guarantee you a quality sleep throughout the night.

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Eat food with plenty of proteins

Eat plenty of protein rich foods such as nuts, beans etc. You can also eat meat, chicken, eggs but you should be extra careful because they have too much protein which could have adverse effects on our bodies if they are abused and they also have low carbohydrates.