Peanut butter and Sleep

Peanut butter is a nutrient-dense, high-calorie food containing vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. The nutritional content of peanuts may provide health benefits when a person consumes it in moderate quantities. Peanuts are full of nutrients. like – fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and amino acids.

Benefits of Peanut Butter Before Sleep

Beautiful pregnant woman is eating peanut butter and licking her finger while sitting on sofa at home

Sleep is essential for maintaining a healthy body, both physically and emotionally. Several studies have established a link between good nutrition and improved sleep quality.

A pre-bedtime, nutrient-dense snack, such as peanut butter, may improve morning appetite and help regulate blood sugar.

Eating peanut butter at night helps support muscle growth, stabilize blood sugar levels, and improve sleep quality.

Peanuts also contain significant amounts of antioxidants, amino acids, and vitamins, deficiency of which particularly vitamins A, C, D, E, and K, may lead to sleeping difficulties

Additionally, it contains the amino acid tryptophan, which the body needs to make serotonin and melatonin. Both of which help regulate the sleep-wake cycle and promote quality sleep.

As part of a balanced diet, a small serving of peanut butter can be a nutritious choice for a nighttime snack. People should also aim to practice mindful eating and not become distracted while eating in the evenings to help them consume proper portion sizes and feel fuller in the hours before d.f w


Sources : https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/peanut-butter-before-bed

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/peanut-butter-before-bed

Author: Pallabi Sinha

I am a Nutritionist with 6 years of expertise in the field. I have a knack of convincing people to switch to a healthier lifestyle.