Everybody deserves a good night sleep but sadly, most people usually find it hard to sleep at night. What you eat before going to bed plays a huge role in the quality of sleep you'll get. This is why you should try to eat healthy foods before hitting the couch. Many people usually make the mistake of taking unhealthy drinks after eating dinner, thus reducing their sleep quality. In this article, I will be showing you some drinks you should take at night for improved sleep.
1. Green tea.
This is a natural drink that is prepared by pouring hot water into a cup containing the tea leaves. Research has shown that green tea contain theanine, a hormone which functions to reduce stress, thus promoting sleep.
2. Coconut water.
Many people enjoy drinking coconut water, but only a few are aware about its sleep-inducing properties. Coconut water is rich in magnesium and potassium, which helps to relax the muscles. If you're suffering from insomnia, this is definitely one of the best drinks for you.
3. Warm milk.
Milk is notable for its rich tryptophan content, an amino acid which functions to improve sleep and mood. Warm milk is prepared by pouring warm water into a cup containing the milk.
4. Almond milk.
This is prepared by soaking almonds in water and grinding them, after which it is then sieved and the milk collected. Almond milk is said to be good for sleep because of its tryptophan, magnesium, and melatonin content, which helps to promote sleep. Drinking this juice before bed will sure help you to sleep well.
5. Banana smoothie.
Banana is one of the most popular fruits in the world and many people love consuming it because of its taste and nutrients. However, banana is rich in potassium which helps to relax the muscle, thus improving sleep quality. Banana smoothie is prepared by peeling, cutting and blending the fruit.
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