Skipping a few hours sleep becomes the easiest option for most of us to strike balance in the humdrum affairs of life. However, that isn’t a smart choice, say doctors and inadequate sleep may land you up in trouble. While a recent study has shown that getting less sleep can make you prone to facing fatal road accidents, insufficient sleep can lead you to several chronic health conditions. Getting good sleep is bliss for your health. It lowers your risk of developing chronic ailments, keeps your brain active and digestion healthy along with boosting your immune system. In case you have a habit of popping sleeping pills to get adequate sleep, it is time to replace those pills with these foods which can be considered as incredible sleeping agents.
Almonds: Apart from an array of health benefits that almonds offer being rich in phosphorous, manganese and riboflavin, these are also known to be great sleep boosters. Reason, almonds are a source of sleep-regulating hormone – melatonin. Being excellent sources of magnesium, providing 19% of your daily need of magnesium in justy 1 ounce, almonds can be consumed by those who are insomniacs as adequate amount of magnesium enhance sleep quality, say experts.
About the Almond Board
Almond Board of California in India
India has a rich and long standing tradition of almond consumption. The Almond Board of California celebrates this tradition and looks at the county as a market of great potential and importance. This is a reason for the board to continue to invest resources to run and support an active marketing, trade and market access programme in the country.
By the means of this programme, the board aims to build awareness around the multiple nutritional benefits of consuming almonds every day post validating them through learnings obtained from various nutrition researches.
To achieve this and as a part of the India programme, Almond Board of California engages with consumers, health care professionals, importers , food companies, government and regulatory agencies within the country.