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Improve your sleep quality

Getting enough sleep is especially beneficial and I would say much needed in this current situation with the covid19 pandemic. Sleep doesn’t just help us to stay actively fit, it also keeps us mentally resilient. 


But how does food play a role in the quality of your sleep? And how does good sleep help us to lose weight responsibly? 


Whatever your own thoughts maybe on the above, all in all a strong self, our life force, the capacity to heal ourselves is paramount, while science is busy trying to find solutions to deal with this “unknown” phenomenon called the covid19 virus, we ourselves have the ability to active our natural defense system. Being fit and having fun may be your best ingredients to brace yourselves and lift up your spirit these days, wouldn’t you agree? That’s why we are proud to call you Funfitteras. 


Let’s keep our community strong and encourage the people around us with practical tips and a deep sense of appreciation. 


So shall we talk about food and sleep for a minute? Yes? Great! Thank you! 


It is generally recommended to get on average between 7 and 9 hours of “uninterrupted” sleep a day. Yes it’s not just about the quantity of your sleep, the numbers of hours 7-9 hours. It is also much about the quality of your sleep, therefore the recommendation is “uninterrupted” sleep, focussing on your quality of sleep. 


Several studies show that potassium may be beneficial to a deeper sleep as it may slow your pulse. Foods rich in natural minerals such as potassium, magnesium and calcium are a good habit to include in your dinner. 


Examples include: 

Brazilian nuts



Green leafy vegetable such as spinach


Also, did you know that grapes are the only fruit found to contain the sleep-regulating hormone melatonin, so grab some grapes before you go to sleep! But don’t drink grape juice as then you will get too much sugar level and energy.  


Lastly, an additional sleeping tip is the use of a good ergonomic pillow and to sleep on your right side which is said to open your heart or simply sleep on your back, but you want to prevent sleeping on your stomach, which places a strain on your back and spine. 


Have a great quality sleep tonight! 


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