Fact Check: Is Eating Banana Before The Sleep Good For Health?

Do you experience problems while sleeping? Experts say that eating the right food and fruits before sleep that are high in minerals and vitamins such as magnesium, potassium, and Vitamin B help us to have a natural sleep and relieve insomnia. So what you eat before going to bed? Nothing? Then try bananas, they actually help you sleep. According to some researches, bananas, and sleep are interconnected due to its nutritious benefits. Well, bananas are full of nutrition with several health benefits. These are filled with calcium, protein, potassium, fiber, magnesium, Vitamin B6, biotin, and Vitamin C. Whenever you feel out of the energy you go straight to the kitchen and grab a banana but a banana before sleep increases your nutrient intakes.

1. If you’re experiencing difficulty while sleeping or having night cramps then these might be the symptoms of deficiency of magnesium in the body. Banana is one of the fruits, rich in magnesium which makes it mandatory before going to bed. Other benefits of magnesium present in a banana are, it fights against insomnia and helps you sleep faster and for longer, it lowers the temperature of your brain.

2. Having muscle fatigue, cramps or heart irregularities then you might be a potassium deficient which can affect your sleep. Potassium work along with magnesium to regulate your sleep, relax muscles and nerves. Eating a banana before bed might not be the richest source of potassium but it can help you a little.

Fun Fact Check:

1. Bananas are the 4 th largest agriculture product after wheat, corn, and rice and over 1 billion bananas are worldwide consumed annually.

2. Bananas are berries.

3. The scientific name of a banana is ‘Musa acuminata’.

So, try bananas before sleep and if just not a simple banana then you can just try the banana tea or a banana smoothie.


Rashmi has been a freelance writer for 1 year. She loves writing about food, Bollywood and travel. DELHITE | FOODIE | CONTENT WRITING

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