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Diet for Insomnia

Diet for Insomnia

Does Food Really Influence Insomnia.

There are many theories associated with Insomnia. Relaxation techniques and medical intervention are important to correct Insomnia. However, research suggests, certain foods contain naturally occurring substances that can help bring on sleep.

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Foods That can Help Relieve Insomnia?

We’ve all experienced restless nights at some point in our lives. But the problem may be serious, when this tossing and turning on bed becomes a regular feature. Insomnia prolonged for a long period can affect the overall health of a person. Thankfully, incorporating certain lifestyle and dietary changes can help a person overcome insomnia. Relaxation techniques like deep breathing, following a bedtime routine and even controlling stress are important components of the treatment. Moreover, many foods that promote relaxation can augment the process of achieving natural sleep.

We are providing the necessary food recommendations for Insomnia that can help.

Recommended Foods:

  • Include walnuts, almonds and honey
  • Include lettuce, cherry juice, kale and turkey
  • Include foods rich in carbohydrates like oatmeal and whole grains
  • Include Vitamin B6 rich foods like fish such as tuna, halibut, and salmon; shrimp and lobsters
  • Include rice
  • In beverages, you may include chamomile tea and passion fruit tea.

Foods to Avoid:

  • Avoid alcohol and carbonated beverages
  • Avoid caffeinated drinks like tea and coffee

Home Remedies:

Cumin is valuable in relieving sleeplessness. A teaspoonful of fried cumin seed powder with ripe banana can be taken at bed time to induce sleep

Dr. Vijaykumar S. Kamat

Dr Vijay Kamat graduated from K.L.E. society’s Shri B. M. Kankanwadi Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum, India; one of the oldest Ayurvedic institutions in India. He is a prestigious member of the Ayurvedic Association of India. He possesses deep ancestral and research-based knowledge of plants, and is passionate about bringing age-old secrets of Ayurveda within the reach of a common man. In keeping with his passion, he is presently leading the medical team of Biogetica – a collective of Doctors dedicated to natural medicine. Together, they work to bring evidence-based natural healing solutions to the world.

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