There are rumors that eating peanut butter before bed can actually help you fall asleep, according to recent reports.
As polled by the CDC, over 30% of adults do not get enough sleep at night. So, for many of us, we’re all looking to improve our sleep habits.
Recently, it’s been found that eating peanut butter before bed, is a natural sleep aid. Peanut butter contains many nutrients that are beneficial for your body’s recovery after a long day. Peanut butter naturally helps to rebuild muscle and sustain satisfaction throughout your body through the night. Furthermore, it will even reduce your cravings when you wake up.
“Peanuts contains tryptophan, the same amino acid that’s in turkey — and we all know how tired we are after that big Thanksgiving dinner”, wrote The List.
Also, peanut butter increases thermogenesis in the body which ultimately helps us to burn more calories.
But which peanut butter is the healthiest for sleep and overall health? – One that has the fewest ingredients. Look for all natural peanut butter and ones that do not contain added sugars or added vegetable oils.