Insomnia is a sleep condition when you deprive yourself of sleep due to various circumstances such as time changes, jet lag, shift work, stress, lifestyle, drugs and diet. Since insomnia leads to various chronic ailments it is best to curb it sooner rather than later. The first step is to tweak your diet.
Here are three foods that can help you overcome insomnia:
* Pasta: A carb, contains tryptophan promotes the production of natural sedatives like serotonin in the brain, which helps our body relax. It is also good for digestion.
* Milk: Milk, as well as yogurt, is a good source of tryptophan, a natural downer.
* Red Grapes: Red grapes contain melatonin, a hormone that our body naturally creates. Melatonin has relaxing properties and it helps regulate our sleep. It is particularly recommended to recover from jet legs.