Sleep superfoods: Eat these snacks before bedtime to sleep better

Falling asleep after a hectic day can be an arduous task for many, especially those who struggle with sleep issues.

Updated on Apr 26, 2022 06:20 PM IST 6 Photos

"Your sleep environment and daily routines, known collectively as sleep hygiene, play a critical role in your ability to sleep well and enable your well-being. There are many strategies and techniques you can introduce to promote good sleep, including making changes to your diet, as some foods and drinks have sleep-promoting properties," says Kanika Malhotra, Nutritionist and Weight Loss specialist, Health Astronomy.(Unsplash)

"When you're eating is just as important as what you’re eating. You should wait at least two to three hours between your last meal and when you actually go to sleep," says Nutritionist Kanika Malhotra.(Unsplash)

Makhana: Consuming makhana boiled in a glass of milk daily at bedtime helps in improving the sleep pattern as well as correct any sleeping disorder. It has nerve-stimulating properties that help in inducing sleep by reducing stress and anxiety.(Pinterest)


Almonds: Almonds may help boost sleep quality as well. This is because almonds are a source of the hormone melatonin. Melatonin regulates your sleeping clock and signals your body to prepare for a sound sleep.(Unsplash)

Chamomile and Jasmine tea: Drinking chamomile or jasmine tea may boost your immune system, reduce anxiety and depression, and improve skin health. In addition, chamomile tea has some unique properties that may improve sleep quality.(Pixabay)