1 – Almonds
Almonds are a type of nut with a lot of health benefits to your body and it will help you have a good night’s sleep.
They are a very excellent source of many nutrients, contains 14% of your daily phosphorus, 32% manganese, and 17% riboflavin requirements (7).
In addition, having almonds on a daily basis has been associated with many benefits like lower risks of some chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, And that’s because of their content of healthy fats, fibers, and antioxidants (8, 9).
It has been proved that almonds can also help you to improve the quality of sleep.
Almonds, along with several other types of nuts, are a source of the sleep-regulating hormone melatonin that can help you sleep well(10).
Almonds are also a great source of magnesium, it can provide 19% of your daily requirement in just 1 ounce. Consuming adequate amounts of magnesium can help improve the quality of sleep, especially for those who suffer from insomnia (11Trusted Source, 12Trusted Source, 13Trusted Source).
The role of magnesium in promoting sleep is believed to be due to its ability to reduce inflammation. In addition, it can help reduce the levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which is known to interrupt sleep (11Trusted Source, 14Trusted Source).OPEN THE NEXT PAGE TO READ MORE