Salmon and Sleep.
Sleep and salmon may seem like an odd combination but go with me for a minute.
Salmon is a popular fatty fish that it’s loaded with nutrients and has many impressive health benefits. Salmon is a great source of protein, B Vitamins, Potassium, selenium, and antioxidants.
But how does salmon improve my sleep?
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The combination of Omega fatty acids and Vitamin D found in salmon is one of the key factors in improved sleep.
These have both been proven to increase natural levels of serotonin. Serotonin is considered a natural mood stabilizer and sleep booster.
FYI, serotonin can also enhance your sex life.
All in all, salmon is a great option when you are trying to improve your sleep.
Steamed Salmon with Lemon Aioli is a delicious and healthy option. Do not serve it with simple carbs if sleep is an issue.
People who eat simple carbs in the evening will often find their sleep disrupted.
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To Your Health,
Elise Ho, Ph.D., D.N.Psy
P.S. This post has been updated from the original publication.
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