1 / 3 of life time is spent in sleep. Adequate and high quality of sleep is necessary for human beings, as well as a healthy sign. WHO makes the "sound sleep" as one of the criteria for health measure.
According to the survey, not only is the sleep time of Chinese people reduced but also the sleep quality declined. There are nearly 45% of the people are suffering from insomnia. Among these people, some are young people who facing intense competitive pressure or even some are students in primary and secondary school.
There are many reasons for insomnia; also the treatment varies from person to person. But anyone has meals every day. Let the diet make a "sleeping prescription".
Certain nutrients in the food play the role of helping sleep which we need to aware of.
Tryptophan - natural sleeping pills
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid with a calming effect. It is the raw material for making serotonin in the brain, which is a nerve conduction material making people feel relaxed and slowing down the activities of nerves, thus help people to sleep.
The characteristic of the way of Tryptophan into the brain is that the best combination choice is with high-carbohydrate, low-protein diet and the best diet order is carbohydrates followed by protein. Therefore, it is the principle for dinner or meal before go to bed.