Good Night’s Sleep

9 Healthy Solutions for Insomnia – Sleep Matters

Trouble with getting enough sleep? Insomnia is defined as difficulty in falling asleep or frequent or early awakening. This extremely frustrating problem affects everybody at some time.

Psychological problems are the cause of 50 percent of all sleep difficulties.

Sleep apnea affects about 20 million people. This problem is commonly associated with snoring and extremely irregular breaking throughout the night.

During sleep, the body’s systems are still controlling basic functions. Nutrients are essential for the body and are used during the sleep cycle.

9 General Recommendations
1. Remove caffeine-containing beverage such as coffee, tea, and colas from your diet. Replace them with some nerve-soothing juices
2. Do not drink alcohol. Alcohol can cause you to go to sleep fast but it may also wake you up after a few hours… because alcohol disrupts sleep patterns.
3. Regular exercise helps promote deep sleep and also it helps reduce stress.
Think about late afternoon exercise. Sedentary lifestyle can be a major contributor to sleep disorders.
4. If you are taking nay medications, ask your doctor or pharmacist if they might be causing you insomnia.
5. Dealing with psychological problems through counseling is also a good idea.
6. Stop eating too close to bedtime.
7. Consider good eating habits. Getting good nutrients such as calcium and magnesium can help you sleep better.
8. Consider checking your blood sugar in the evening to see if that is possible problem.
9. Avoid heavy meals three hours before bedtime and foods containing tyramine.

Try these recipes for Insomnia;

Take one hour before bedtime.
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Full of Calcium

½ apple, seeded
3 kale leaves
Small handful parsley
4-5 Carrots

Wash all vegetables and fruit. Cut apple to fit juicer. Process all ingredients. Stir and drink.

Pineapple Juice

¼ pineapple with skin if organic

Process pineapple and drink. Nothing like a fresh glass of pineapple juice. Plus pineapple has bromelain to keep Flammarion down.

Traditional Sleep Juice
3-4 lettuce leaves
1 celery stalk

Wash vegetables. Process all ingredients. Stir and drink. Drink 30 minutes before bedtime.

Nutrients that will help you sleep are Niacin, vitamin B6, magnesium, calcium and folate.

Sources of Niacin…broccoli, tomato and carrot
Sources of Vitamin B6…spinach, carrot and pea
Sources of Magnesium…parsley, collard greens and blackberry
Sources of Calcium…kale, collard greens and broccoli
Sources of Folate…Asparagus, spinach and kale

I hope you will try some of these ideas for good night sleep.

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JUICE TO YOUR HEALTH!

You’re Juicing Health Fanatics,
Georgia Nunn & Tonia Castillo


Wishing For a Good Night’s Sleep…

The Sleeper
1 cup spinach
1 cucumber
1 lemon
1-2 heads of bok choy

Wash all your ingredients. Slice lemon to fit your juicer. Process all ingredients. Stir and drink.

Psychological problems are the cause of 50 percent of all sleep difficulties.

Drugs such as thyroid preparations, beta blockers, marijuana, caffeine, and alcohol can also prevent or disrupt sleep.

Regular exercise helps in promoting a good night’s sleep. Get counseling if your are dealing with psychological problems. Ask your doctor or pharmacist it the medications you are taking can cause sleepless nights.

JUICE TO YOUR HEALTH!

You’re Juicing Health Fanatics,
Georgia Nunn & Tonia Castillo