Today I wanted to share a brilliant guest post and insightful infographic from NapSeason. As regular readers know, sleep is something I’m passionate about, partly due to my lack of it! Struggling with poor sleep and insomnia can be exhausting, so here are some ideas on nutrients to help you get a good night.
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9 Powerful Nutrients That Help You Get A Good Night
Sleeping one of the best way to heal, recover and relax the human body. Unfortunately, a lot of people nowadays seem to be struggling with getting enough sleep. This results in not waking up rested and feeling tired for the rest of the day.
The matter should be addressed from two fronts, to tremendously increase your sleep quality. First you should remove the eating habits that obstruct your sleeping patterns. And secondly you need to introduce habits and foods into your life that enhance your sleep.
Let’s talk about the first: What are bad eating habits for your sleep. In general, you should avoid the following:
- Food that takes a long time to digest
- Foods that are rich in sugar
- Junk food in general
- The sweetener aspartame. Not only does this has a stimulating effect, it is also known to reduce the levels of serotonin and melatonin (these two regulate your sleep).
If you are interested which nutrients and food you should take to enhance you sleep, check out the infographic below.
Quick tip : For one week write down what you eat and drink, and check if there are any links between certain foods and your sleeping patterns.
[ This is a sponsored guest post from NapSeason and as such the ideas and opinions expressed are of the writer. ]