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The Importance of a Good Rest
The evening meal for better sleepoAs already mentioned, one of the main causes of insomnia or of an intermittent and tormented rest is a wrong habit at the table. The hectic life of our days leads us to eat hastily and in insufficient quantities during the day, and then groped for life just during dinner, when we are so tired, but usually united in the family with our loved ones and much more relaxed. Protein-based foods tend to keep us alert because they stimulate brain activities and if ingested in abundance before going to sleep can cause very annoying heartburn. Feeding on non-fat and carbohydrate-rich foods, however, the brain undergoes a sort of stand-by, facilitating relaxation and the desire to sleep. So unlike the classic Mediterranean diet, it would be more appropriate to eat protein foods such as meat, fish, eggs and cheeses for breakfast and lunch, while leaving the pasta dish, clearly seasoned lightly, for dinner.a.
Foods to avoid before bedtimeCaffeine and theine are very exciting and stimulating substances, therefore highly not recommended if taken before bed, and especially for people who suffer from insomnia and who suffer more from the effects of these stimulants are not the same for everyone. To really rest it is necessary to enter the deeper stages of sleep, and substances such as caffeine do not allow us to do so. Result Even after eight or nine hours of bed, we feel even more tired than when we went to bed. Alcohol also tends to excite, unlike what one might think, so it is not recommended during dinner. Being quite diuretic, we would even risk having to wake up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom.no. Some good advice…
- Eat little, light and protein-free at dinner
- Never have coffee after 5pm, and try to drink few fluids in general in the evening
- At most a glass of wine, preferably red with a mealto
- If you love a snack before bed, go for those with a high calcium content, which promotes relaxation