Simple and healthy options for feeling great in the morning
The drinks we choose in the evening invariably affect the quality of our sleep. If lately you feel that your sleep has become restless, and you do not want to wake up in the morning, it may be time to reconsider your habits. We will tell you what drinks will contribute to a sound and healthy sleep.
Warm milk with cookies is a cliché on the evening menu. This is usually the way to calm kids down and help them get ready for bed, but the recipe works with adults too. By the way, the New York Times magazine did not find strong evidence that warm milk promotes sound sleep, but even if it is a placebo, why not. Some experts attribute the effect of warm milk to the fact that it contains tryptophan, which is converted in the body into melatonin (the sleep hormone).
Chamomile tea is a common natural sedative before bed. This recipe is recommended for those who suffer from insomnia: chamomile tea is effective in soothing and, unlike other types of tea, does not contain caffeine.
Plant-based folks can try drinking a glass of almond milk before bed. They also have a good amount of tryptophan, and almond milk is rich in magnesium, which helps to improve the quality of sleep.
Coconut water contains magnesium and potassium, which can help you sleep better and relax your muscles. There is also vitamin B in there, which can help reduce stress levels.
Another way to sleep soundly is with a banana smoothie. It is enough to mix a small banana with half a glass of almond milk. A healthy drink can replace a night snack and become a guaranteed pass to the kingdom of Morpheus.
For “moon milk” natural superfoods are used: most often these are Ashwagandha (a remedy from a medicinal plant) and Reishi mushroom (a type of tinder fungus). These supplements help reduce anxiety. They are sold in the form of powder or oil. To make the drink, heat the almond milk, add a pinch of Ashwagandha and Reishi mushroom. To make the drink tastier, you can use cocoa powder, agave syrup, cinnamon, honey, coconut sugar in the recipe.