During an interview with Mr. Sunday Ogundipe on earth issue held in maple Abuja, he disclosed that every human being need the best sleep.
He asked “if you could pick the right food to help you get the best sleep possible wouldn’t you?And if you knew which foods would hinder your sleep, wouldn’t you avoid them?”
Furthermore he said what you eat for dinner can help you dose off to sleep, or it can keep you counting the ceiling for hours. Getting a good night sleep makes your day at work, school and any other place go so much better.
Sleep is very important for our health. People with chronic sleep loss are at a higher risk of being obese, having heart diseases or diabetes.
He plead with the audience to avoid heavy food, spicy foods and foods that may cause heart burn, making it difficult for you to sleep at night.
Over consumption beverages may cause restless night. Cherries are rich vitamins and contain melatonin, a substance found in the human body that helps regulate sleep, eating fresh or dried cherries before you go to sleep may help you sleep better.
Enjoy a light bedtime snacks, choose carbohydrates and dairy product like a small bowl of whole grain cereal and non-fat milk. Carbohydrate makes it easier to sleep off. Tryptophan promote sleep, it is found in bananas, oats and honey, so always take them.
He advised that whenever you have a troubled sleep, try a glass of milk of some low fat yoghurts, but remember insomnia is a serious health issue.