Do you find it absurd giving your kids snacks before going to bed? You shouldn’t be because keeping the tummy full and joyful before going to bed means a lot than waking up so early like 5 am to get the stomach refilled. A bedtime snack should be taken an hour before the child’s bedtime because it will help make your Kids fall asleep faster and sleep more deeply.
Here is a list of healthy snacks you can give your kids at night:
Bananas are a great source of Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B6, tryptophan, an amino acid that produces serotonin that aids the body to modulate sleep and provides the relaxation your body muscles needs. You can enjoy this either blending it to get a smoothie or eating it just like that.
It is a well-known fact that complex carbs have many health benefits and oatmeal is rich with complex carbohydrates which aids in digesting slowly, stimulates Serotonin and this hormone helps decrease stress level. Oats are a great source of Melatonin which regulates our sleep and wake cycle. So a warm bowl of oatmeal isn’t a bad bedtime snack.
Milk, yogurt, and cheese are examples of dairy products, and they are rich with a great source of calcium which contains amino acid tryptophan. It induces sleep, helps in digestion, builds muscle, and increase your quality of sleep. A glass of warm milk is also considerable.
Walnuts are a great way to produce the nutrients your body needs to fall and stay asleep all night. It contains vitamins and minerals that every kid need. Peanut Butter Peanut butter is rich in protein. It contains an amino acid called tryptophan which is converted to the brain as melatonin to aid sleepiness. It is more effective when eaten with carbohydrates like bread, and jelly, to help boost the tryptophan hormones.
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A warm glass of milk and a whole grain cracker
Vitamin D and calcium which are found in milk helps to build strong, healthy teeth and the potassium maintains a healthy blood pressure .Giving your kid a warm glass of milk and a whole grain cracker will help them relax and sleep better.
Honey contains copper, iron, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, Potassium, zinc and sodium. Taking a little amount of sugar before bed is good because it helps the brain function at night. Your kids can 1-2 teaspoon or eat with toast before going to bed.
Apples help in relaxing muscle and nerves which speeds slumber. It is rich in potassium and magnesium. It is best served with peanut butter or string cheese.
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Whole Grain Cereal and Milk
This super quick and easy snack option offers an antioxidant boost when fresh fruits are sprinkled on top. However, if you want to serves you kids this at night, make sure the cereal is made from 100% whole grains.
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