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Eat Right To Sleep Tight

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 It is generally seen that most of us, infact all of us are catching up with the hectic lifestyles to meet our needs thus shortening yourself with some good sound sleep. As humans, sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout our life apart from good food.


Nowadays there are many who talk of sleeplessness, sleep disorders have become a major concern due to various reasons. Getting enough quality sleep at the right time help protect your physical health, mental health, quality of life and safety. During sleep, generally the body is working to support your healthy brain function and maintain your physical health. Lack of sleep can occur in an instant such as car crash, accident etc or can harm you over time.


Lack of sleep has become a very common complaint and it not only leaves you exhausted but can also end up in dampening your mood. Lack of sleep would also make you feel lethargic which will naturally affect your health and productivity at work and at home.


Studies have establishes a relationship between the quantity and quality of sleep and health problems, such as the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, depression and heart disease. Sleeplessness could also suppress the immune system making you vulnerable to infections and increased appetite thus leading to weight gain. Some simple tips if followed you could enjoy a good, peaceful and catch up with some sound sleep. Serotonin is an amazing feel good hormone that decreases stress and keeps you much calmer state of mind.


What you need to try………………

  1. Drink a glass of warm milk before you go to bed as milk is rich in amino acid tryptophan which helps in the production of the sleep inducing brain chemicals, serotonin and melatonin.
  2. Have few walnuts as they are a good source of tryptophan, a sleep enhancing amino acid that helps make serotonin and melatonin. Walnuts also contain their own source of melatonin that helps make you feel asleep faster.
  3. Cottage cheese is a perfect source of protein that you could have before bed as it contains slow digesting casein proteins. It also helps improve your sleep as it contains the amino acid tryptophan.
  4. Have peanut or peanut butter which is a rich source of niacin, another nutrient that helps to increase the release of serotonin in the system. However eat in moderation.
  5. Grapes are excellent fruit that contain sleep regulating hormone melatonin. So do add them in your diet as it helps boost the sleep wake cycle in the body.


Tryptophan is a routine constituent of most protein based foods or dietary proteins that is particularly plentiful in Chocolate, Milk, Yogurt, Cottage cheese, red meat, fish, poultry, chickpeas, spirulina etc. Other foods, rich source of tryptophan are oats, dried dates, eggs, sesame, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, banana and peanuts.


Studies have shown that intake of food high in tryptophan would help regulate your sleep pattern, depression and anxiety etc. At Vahrehvah, we offer you with a wide range of healthy, nutritious, air fried snacks and delicious recipes that are quick and easy to prepare using very little oil. Do try these recipes and enjoy healthy cooking.


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