In addition to Understanding the Requirements of the Prefrontal REM sleep (to ready for next day processing) –
‘’Let food be thy medicine ~ Hippocrates ~ an oath not honored by Western Medicine & Western mentality in general~ FACTORY FOODS FAIL TO NOURISH~
& NON-CAFO-GMO FOODS THAT IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF REM SLEEP –
Brain Foods allow for more Rational thought & Productivity –
Poor cerebral cortex functions lead to more impulsive behavior. …
Study subjects in whom the activity of the prefrontal cortex was temporarily suppressed could control their emotional impulses less well than normal.
Their amygdala deep in the brain that is responsible for emotional reactions then becomes extra active.Oct 24, 2011
Poor cerebral cortex functions leads to more impulsive behavior …
- Make exercise a daily priority. …
- Plan your sleep and wake times. …
- Find creative outlets for stress. …
- Be mindful of your beverage intake.
Dec 8, 2017
How to Extend Your REM Cycle | SleepScore Labs
Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep | National Institute of Neurological …
Raw Soaked Almonds (NOT ROASTED – CAFO Processing leaves food UNCLEAN & HEAT ALTERS THE CHEMISTRY – NO LONGER BIOAVAILABLE
Heat Changes the Omega 3 to Inflammatory Omega 6
& If not SOAKED overnight (like brans & ancient grains) ~ the ‘disease-causing’ seed locks & Vital glutens will remain & Cause ALLERGIES, GLUTEN DISEASE & OBESITY)
Almonds are a source of melatonin and the sleep-promoting mineral magnesium, two properties that make them a great food to eat before bed.
Also, Raw Walnuts –
Preferably SOAKED to remove the seed lock & Lectins)
Walnuts are a popular type of tree nut.
They are abundant in many nutrients, providing over 19 vitamins and minerals, in addition to 2 grams of fiber, in a 1-ounce (28-gram) serving. Walnuts are particularly rich in magnesium, phosphorus, copper 7 manganese.
Additionally, walnuts are a great source of healthy fats (IF NO ROASTED), including omega-3 fatty acids and linoleic acid. They also provide 4 grams of protein per ounce, which may be beneficial for reducing appetite.
Pasture-Raised or Wild Turkey
CAFO-GMO is ‘Disease-causing’ & should be avoided.
Wild or Pastured Turkey may be a great food to eat before bed due to its high content of protein and tryptophan, both of which may induce tiredness – it contains the amino acid tryptophan, which increases the production of the sleep-regulating hormone melatonin – CAFO-GMO INDUSTRIAL TURKEY – HASTENS AGE-RELATED DYSFUNCTION & DECLINE1
Athletes & Laborers can better assimilate ‘muscle-only’ meat.
After 50 years of age – the metabolism shifts –
A pasture-raised or wild turkey is high in protein (MUSCLE MEAT) –
But using WHOLE turkey – adds another layer of nutrition for the CNS an all other systems.
The Case For Bone-In Meat. Talk to the majority of chefs, grillers, and meat-lovers and they’ll all tell you the same thing: of course your steak tastes better with the bone. The reason for this, they claim, is that flavors within the bone gets transferred to the steak and soaks into the beef during cooking.
Also, the nerve & blood tissue, cognitive tissue, etc. provide a richer & more diverse supply of nutrients that the muscle meat does not. (To help Prevent & Reverse CAFO-GMO age-related diseases.
The Great Bone-In Vs. Bone-Out Debate – Steak University
But dark meat has its benefits. Compared with white meat, it contains more iron, zinc, riboflavin, thiamine, and vitamins B6 and B12. Both have less fat than most cuts of red meat, so you can’t go wrong either way. White meat contains less fat and fewer calories than dark meat, but the differences are small.Nov 20, 2007
Turkey – Which Is Healthier, White or Dark Meat – Really – The New …
Wild Caught Fatty Fish (Not Farmed & Fed GMO)
Fatty fish, such as salmon, tuna, trout and mackerel, are incredibly healthy.
What makes them unique is their exceptional vitamin D content. For example, a 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of salmon contains 525–990 IU of vitamin D, which is over 50% of your daily needs
Additionally, fatty fish are high in healthy Omega 3 fatty acid & Seafood Protein…(NOT THE FAKE OL SUPPLEMENT) specifically, EPA and DHA, both of which are known for reducing inflammation. Omega-3 fatty acids may also protect against heart disease and boost brain health
5. Tart Cherry Juice
Tart cherry juice has some impressive HEALTH BENEFITS!.
First, it’s high in a few important nutrients. An 8-ounce (240-ml) serving contains 62% of your daily needs for vitamin A, 40% for vitamin C and 14% for manganese
Additionally, it is a rich source of antioxidants, including anthocyanins and flavonols. Antioxidants may protect your cells from harmful inflammation that can lead to chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease
Tart cherry juice is also known to promote sleepiness, and it has even been studied for its role in relieving insomnia. For these reasons, drinking tart cherry juice before bed may improve your sleep quality
The sleep-promoting effects of tart cherry juice are due to its high content of melatonin, which is a hormone that regulates your internal clock and signals your body to prepare for sleep.
Kiwis are a low-calorie and very nutritious fruit.
One medium kiwi contains only 50 calories and a significant amount of nutrients, including 117% of your daily needs for vitamin C and 38% for vitamin K.
It also contains a decent amount of folate and potassium, as well as several trace minerals
A whole kiwi (unpeeled & chopped) in a smoothie with Raw Almonds, Raw Pastured (not fed GMO)Milk, Tart Cherry juice & some mind relaxing teas!
The Best Tea For a Peaceful Night’s Sleep
- Chamomile Tea. Chamomile tea is probably the most well-known sleepytime tea and near the top of any bedtime tea list – Chamomile tea contains antioxidants that may promote sleepiness, and drinking it has been shown to improve overall sleep quality.
- Passionflower Tea. …
- Lemon Balm Tea. …
- Peppermint Tea. …
- Lavender Tea. …
- Valerian Root Tea. …
- Lemongrass Tea. …
- Decaf Green Tea.
Fall Asleep Fast: the Best Tea for Sleep – Cup & Leaf
Passion Flower Benefits
- Anxiety/Depression. If depression is related to the menopause then Passion Flower could be the most effective herb. …
- Insomnia. Passion Flower is a gentle anti-anxiety and mildly sedative herb that can even be used to induce a good night’s sleep in children. …
- Antioxidant/Anti-inflammatory. …
- Lowers Blood Pressure.
Passion Flower Benefits | Natural Health Guide – Indigo Herbs
Valerian Root tea Valerian Root Tea
May Help You Sleep. Valerian tea is an herbal beverage made from the roots and underground stems of the valerian plant. Possible benefits of drinking the tea include improved sleep, decreased stress, menstrual symptom relief, and even a reduction of menopausal symptoms.Dec 10, 2018
Valerian Tea Benefits and Side Effects – Verywell Fit
Other Foods That May Promote Sleep
Several other foods have sleep-promoting properties, but they have not been studied specifically for their effects on sleep.
- Raw Milk: Another known source of tryptophan, Raw unpasteurized milk (with Beneficial Bacteria)has been shown to improve sleep in the elderly, especially when taken along with melatonin and paired with exercise
- Modern GMO fed chicken eggs & Modern dairy – Alzheimers’s plaques ..
- Bananas contain tryptophan and are a good source of magnesium. Both of these properties may help you get a good night’s sleep
- Oatmeal: Similar to rice, oatmeal is high in carbs and has been reported to induce drowsiness when consumed before bed. Additionally, oats are a known source of melatonin
- Raw or Imported Cottage cheese: Contains a significant amount of casein, which is a raw or Imported milk protein that is well known to sustain overnight muscle repair and growth when consumed before bed .
Many foods have characteristics known to improve sleep quality, but their specific role in sleep is not supported by scientific evidence.