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Which Fruit Could Improve Your Sleep by 35%?

When I wrote Relax In A Minute, the chapter people asked about more than any other was the one on sleep. I was surprised at just how many people struggle with dropping off and sleeping deeply. So is it possible that eating fruit before bed could possibly help?

When I wrote Relax In A Minute, the chapter people asked about more than any other was the one on sleep. I was surprised at just how many people struggle with dropping off and sleeping deeply.

So is it possible that eating fruit before bed could possibly help?

Yes. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the mighty kiwifruit.

A study in Taipei found the levels of antioxidants and serotonin in kiwis helped subjects to drop off 35% quicker. It also found a significant improvement in total sleep time as well as a big reduction in waking time after sleep onset.

Worth trying a few of those hairy little green beauties eh?

But be warned, researchers are very specific - they say you need to eat two kiwifruit exactly one hour before bed.

If you struggle with sleep, try a few different things - there are lots of ideas and techniques that can make a positive difference. Here's a sleep technique of mine which might help.

And stock up on kiwifruit...