The 3 fruits to eat for better sleep!

Verified on 02/13/2023 by Alexane Flament, Editor
Les 3 fruits à manger pour un meilleur sommeil !

Sleep is an essential factor in psychological balance and physical and mental recovery.

According to a study carried out by IFOP in March 2022, 70% of French people say they have had sleep problems in the eight days following the survey. Sleep disorders are commonplace, and are having a greater impact than ever on French people’s lives.

If you suffer from insomnia, we’ve found 3 fruits to help you get back to sleep and serenity.

Before bed: eat light

First and foremost, you need to know that the meals and foods you eat before bed will affect your sleep.

It’s particularly important to avoid foods rich in sugar, salt or fat. In other words, anything that requires a lot of work for your body to digest and process, and which will keep you awake at night.

Bananas for potassium

Bananas are excellent sources of potassium. Potassium is an essential mineral that performs a number of vital functions in the body.

Bananas will help regulate blood pressure levels and reduce stress levels before bedtime.

Rich in minerals, bananas promote deep sleep.

Cherries for melatonin

Cherries are rich in melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland in our brain. Melatonin is a hormone that promotes sleep.

Cherries contain large quantities of melatonin, which helps you fall asleep.

Kiwis for vitamin C

Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C and are known to promote heart health, boost the immune system and improve digestive health.

Kiwifruit is a source of serotonin, a hormone and neurotransmitter. This hormone is a precursor of melatonin and helps you fall asleep more easily.

Kiwi improves the onset, duration and efficiency of sleep.

So you see, for better sleep and more sweet dreams, eat these fruits without moderation!