Taking a stroll can help improve your sleep.
Just a 20-minute leisurely walk after dinner helps the brain produce melatonin – a sleep-inducing hormone – helping you sleep longer and more soundly.
Sleep better by sniffing vanilla.
Research from the University of Bridgeport found that placing a couple of drops of vanilla oil on a tissue next to the bed can induce sleep as well as prescribed sleep aids for 92% of women.
Night owls often experience poor mental well-being and grogginess.
A new study in Sleep Medicine found that lifestyle intervention – like morning exposure to sunlight, dinner before 7 pm, and sticking with a sleep schedule – can increase cognitive performance!
Adding coconut oil to your diet might help you sleep better.
The oil’s medium-chain fatty acids can prevent sleep-disrupting blood sugar spikes throughout the night, by regulating the body’s insulin levels.
Getting some sunlight in the morning can help you sleep better at night.
Research published in Sleep Health found that 15 minutes of morning sun can help you fall asleep 150% faster – and stay asleep 20 minutes longer.
Bananas can help you sleep better.
Researchers at the University of Bridgeport found that the fruit can reduce early wake-ups by 65%, thanks to their nutrients that relaxes the muscles and increases the release of melatonin.
Tomatoes can help you sleep better!
Treat yourself to 1 cup of tomatoes a day. They’re packed with lycopene, a phytonutrient scientists say lowers cortisol levels, which helps you fall asleep faster.