Grape Fruit Juice:
If you drink a glass of juice before bed, you can help regulate the secretion of insulin in your body. As grapefruits are a super low-calorie fruit that's high in Vitamin C and potassium. It keeps your circadian rhythms on track—plus you'll get the kind of rest that's essential for weight loss.
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Green tea soothes your nerves and relaxes your body. Getting a good night's sleep directly affects your metabolic process and a healthy metabolism ensures better skin and a more toned body.
Tryptophan, the king of amino acids, known to promote a good sleep cycle is found in regular milk, and also in the low calorie soy milk. Our brain puts those useful amino acids to work by creating natural sedatives (like serotin and melatonin) from it.
This herbal tea increases the level of Glycin in our body. Our body processes this chemical as a relaxant of the nerves and muscles, sending us into a deep sleep. Chamomile tea is helps cure insomnia too.
Time to go back to basics—i.e. all those times our mothers poured a glass of milk to put us to bed. Milk, being rich in tryptophan and calcium, improves the quality of sleep. The better you sleep, the less likely you are to generate cortisol – a stress hormone that boosts hunger, making it easier to lose weight.