Fruit That Will Help You Sleep

The health benefits of a good night’s rest are countless: sleep helps keep you happy, your brain sharp, your immune system strong, your waistline trim, your skin looking youthful—and lowers your risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. Adding these fruits to your diet may help to increase your odds of a successful slumber.

Tart Cherry Juice, about 6-7 ounces twice a day actually works almost as well as sleeping pills and it’s obviously a lot better for you.

Kiwis have the largest amount of naturally occurring serotonin. It helps calm you down right before your about to fall asleep and go to sleep a whole lot quicker.

Bananas, well-known for being rich in potassium, are also a good source of Vitamin B6, which is needed to make melatonin (a sleep-inducing hormone triggered by darkness),

Try this smoothie:

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Cherry Kiwi Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1 c. frozen cherries
  • 1 kiwi peeled and chopped (reserve 2 slices for garnish)
  • 1 c. almond milk
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with kiwi.

Adding these fruits to your diet may help to increase your odds of a successful slumber.

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