Can A Glass Of Strawberry Milk Really Help You Fall Asleep At Night?

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Strawberry milk may improve sleep if the strawberries are fresh, so grab them from the fridge! Strawberry vitamin B6 may regulate melatonin production, supporting our circadian cycle

 Nighttime melatonin production is essential for sleep. Vitamin B6 may aid this cycle.

Milk may also improve sleep. A 2021 animal study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry discovered that cow's milk peptides termed casein tryptic hydrolysate (CTH)

increased mice's sleep onset latency and length. Dislike cow's milk? No problem. Try almond milk. Almonds include magnesium and tryptophan, which may improve sleep (Medical News Today).

Live Science says warm milk evokes childhood memories. Warm strawberry milk before bed for a calming effect.

You may wonder if store-bought strawberry milk works. Store-bought strawberry milk may not help you sleep.

Instead, a 14-ounce bottle of Nestle Nesquik low-fat strawberry milk has 38 grams of sugar, 18 of which are added (Stop & Shop). 

The American Heart Association recommends 36 grams of added sugar for males and 25 grams for women. Circulation advises children to limit additional sugar to 25 grams per day.

Sleep with homemade strawberry milk. First, create strawberry puree. Healthline recommends blending 2 cups of diced strawberries, 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence

Next, pour 4 tablespoons of your lovely puree and 1 tablespoon of diced strawberries into a glass. Finally, add your favorite milk—hot or cold—mix it, and go to sleep.

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