Fish is a rich source of Omega 3-s that is very essential for your body. Deficiency of Omega 3-s affects your pineal gland causing it to be thrown off. This gland is responsible for regulating your nervous system. So, deficiency of Omega 3 causes alterations in the production melatonin, that is the human sleep hormone.
People who do not consume enough Omega 3, have poor sleeping habits and cannot sleep during their rest periods that usually results in late night unhealthy eating that is one of the reasons behind belly fat.
Other than Omega 3, fish is also a very rich source of protein and according to the previous researches, it can satisfy your appetite. Protein digestion burns more calories as compared to fats and carbs digestion. Not only this, fish can improve your cardiovascular system and reduce the risks of dimentia too.
Nuts are a great source of mood boosting magnesium. According to a study published in the journal Magnesium Research, in 2010, eating more nuts can improve your sleeping habits and is very beneficial for those who find it difficult to sleep at night.
One group of 100 people over age 51, who could not sleep at night was given 320 milligrams of magnesium every day for seven weeks while the other group was given a placebo. It was found after seven weeks that the group which was given magnesium was sleeping better. And according to the researches, better sleep results in less overeating and reduces weight. In addition to this, it also helps lower the levels of dangerous inflammation in women that is associated with heart diseases, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.