Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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Foods to Fight Insomnia

A healthy diet for sleep is very important. Our body is naturally intelligent. Fresh Foods are better than processed foods. Many processed foods contain sugar (which gives you a rush- it over stimulates the body.
Fresh foods have more fiber; therefore, your body digests them more easily so your stomach wont keep you awake.

Diet is like exercise. That is good for maintaining fitness and a healthy weight is also good to fight insomnia.

Researchers have discovered that an amino acid called tryptophan helps you to sleep because when it is broken down, it produces serotonin (which makes you feel good) and melatonin (which we talked about in last post) Trytophan is common in turkey, so people think that eating turkey is especially good for promoting sleep. There is also trytophan in milk and yogurt, fish, eggs, poultry, red meats and bananas. Trytophan is an essential amino acid

Never eat later than 3 hours before going to sleep

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