Insomnia? Eat rice in the evening for better sleep

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Eating rice, especially at dinner, may help you sleep better. Laughter could become your ally to fight insomnia. This is what emerges from a new study conducted in Japan which evaluated the association between the consumption of rice, pasta and bread and the quality of sleep.



Don't keep avocado like this: it's dangerous Rice in the evening… hopefully good sleep !. Eating of rice, especially at dinner, it might help to succeed sleep better. Laughter could become your ally to fight insomnia. This is what emerges from a new one studio conducted in Japan who evaluated the association between the consumption of rice, pasta and bread and the quality of sleep. The study involved Japanese men and women and was recently published in PlosOne. The researchers drew inspiration from previous studies that showed that a high glycemic index diet was associated with a better sleep quality. So they investigated the association between sleep quality and dietary intake of three: foods rich in starch and with different glycemic index: laughter, pan and noodles. 1848 men and women between the ages of 20 and 60 took part in the study. Consumption of rice, bread and noodles was assessed using a questionnaire related to the participants' dietary history. Sleep quality was assessed using the Japanese version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. An overall result of less than 5.5 was considered an indicator of poor quality sleep. The most encouraging results regarding the improvement of sleep quality related to the consumption of rice. A relatively high glycemic index was associated with a lower risk of poor sleep quality. In conclusion, the researchers found that a high glycemic index associated with nutrition and a high consumption of rice they are significantly correlated with good sleep quality in Japanese men and women. To the cosnumo of noodles is accompanied by a poor quality of sleep, while the consumption of bread it would not affect sleep quality, at least for the group of people studied. The different impacts on sleep quality of these three starchy foods, according to experts, could depend on different glycemic index. Could eating more rice, perhaps for dinner, help us sleep better? Pending further confirmations, trying doesn't hurt. Consult Thu the complete study. Marta Albè Read also:

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