Category Archives: Food & Drink

10 ways to boost your melatonin naturally

Following her introduction to melatonin earlier in the week health writer Patsy Westcott shows how you can do without supplements and boost your melatonin naturally. * Boost melatonin with diet. Put cherries, tomatoes, bananas, pineapples and oats on the menu … Continue reading

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Sleep myths: Does eating cheese at night give you nightmares?

The theory that eating cheese in the evening gives you bad dreams may be an old wives’ tale but like most myths it has some basis in fact. It shouldn’t be just cheese that shoulders the blame though. In a … Continue reading

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Tried and Tested: Teatonics herbal infusions

As I mentioned a couple of months ago I get totally wired if I drink coffee after 2pm and tea after about 5 so I’m  a big fan of herbal infusions. My usual options are Doctor Stuart’s Tranquillity which contains … Continue reading

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Sleep myths: Does lettuce help you sleep?

“It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is “soporific.” I have never felt sleepy after eating lettuces; but then I am not a rabbit. They certainly had a very soporific effect upon the Flopsy Bunnies!” So … Continue reading

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