Eight almond nuts and a few dates, eaten within 30 minutes after awakening, are the perfect Breakfast for those who want to sleep soundly at night.
This writes the British newspaper the Telegraph referring to the physiologist, and expert on sleep Dr. Nerina Ramlahan.
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According to her, a handful of nuts and fruit provides the right balance of proteins, fats and carbohydrates to allow your body to activate the metabolism and stabilize blood sugar levels.
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The specified portion will give around 150-200 calories and will help the body produce the hormone melatonin later in the evening, which is crucial for a good night’s sleep. And it can help people to lose weight.
“Believe it or not, but a good Breakfast will help you sleep. If you do not eat Breakfast at all, your body might decide that it was times of famine, and will start the production of stress hormones that affects sleep, – said the expert. – Moreover, Breakfast helps to lose weight, speeding up metabolism by 10%. It has a “thermogenic” effect, which can last for several hours after a meal.”