Wonders of taking milk before bed

milk before bed

Get multiple health benefits by just taking milk before sleep

Milk is known for its nutritional value. It is said that having milk is like having a balanced diet. When a baby is born he/ she is totally dependent on milk for a period of time. Even we grew up having milk in the breakfast, as the fixed menu. Also, having a glass full of warm milk before sleeping is a part of a tradition in many parts of the world even in India that keeps passed down from generation to generation. Taking milk before bed should be a part of your daily health and fitness routine.


Taking warm milk before bed can help in better digestion of food. Those who face the problem of getting fresh in the morning or facing the problem of constipation must really try to have milk before going to bed. Warm milk help to clean the system and makes you rushing towards the toilet first thing in the morning. Makes your tummy feel happy.


Having milk before going to sleep help to provide good quality of sleep. How? Milk contains Tryptophan, an amino acid that helps in inducing sleep. Tryptophan gets converted into serotonin, which makes you feel happy, and gives pleasure. Milk also contains a sleep hormone called Melatonin which helps in regulating the sleep cycle and helps you to sleep faster. It means taking a full glass of warm milk help in increasing sleep time, reduces anxiety, cultivates relaxation, and suppresses sleep-related problems.


Night-time hunger pangs can make anyone up at night. Taking a glass full of warm milk before helps to reduce night cravings as it is filled with protein and other nutrients. Milk at nighttime helps to replenish the need for nutrients required by our muscles during sleep. If we stay up late, many of us feel starving even after having dinner drinking milk before bed makes us feel fuller all night long. This results in less calorie intake that people usually get due to binge eating at night.