Diet in the fight against insomniaNowadays, insomnia affects more and more people. It is, however, a simple way. Just make small changes in diet, to once and for all overcome insomnia.
It is worth analyzing what we eat, maybe there is a reason that causes our insomnia. For starters recommend you check whether supply our body with enough of the following substances:
Tryptophan (amino acid)
Tryptophan is an amino acid that naturally stimulates the body to produce the hormone of happiness (seratoniny) and the sleep hormone (melatonin). This amino acid is part of the protein, so try to eat products with a high content of these biopolymers.
Omega - 3 (fatty acids)
Omega - 3 fatty acids, which cause increased production of the hormone sleep (melatonin). The largest amounts of omega - 3 found in marine fish - take care so regular consumption of their meat.
You may have noticed that these substances stimulate the body to produce two hormones - serotonin and melatonin. These two hormones are complementary and are the basis for a healthy physiological and regenerative sleep, and the same - to overcome insomnia.
What to eat for insomnia?Now I introduce you to some foods you should eat in order not to suffer from insomnia:
- poultry meat
- meat fish, especially herring, trout, sardines, tuna, anchovies and salmon
- white and yellow cheese
- yogurts and kefir
- dark bread, whole wheat
What to avoid insomnia?
- products with caffeine: coffee, cola and energy drinks