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Bedtime drinks for weight loss

Updated on August 8, 2016

Drinking a glass of homemade juice before bed helps regulate the secretion of insulin in the body. Poor sleep is associated with weight gain, morning hunger, skewed hormones, blood sugar and insulin complication, that are attributed to the many related health problems and conditions. Indeed there’s not much worse than a sleepless night full of tossing and turning in the sack.

You probably know having coffee-caffeine and sugar just before bedtime can contribute to the tossing and turning due to lack of sleep. You need to sip nutrients that help build muscles, improve blood sugar stability and burn fat.

Looking forward to good sleep and weight loss, here are the top five drinks you should taste just before bedtime.


Probably warm packs a healthy dose of tryptophan and calcium, that will help you sleep more soundly. A glass of milk also ensures less craving in the morning from your weight loss programme. For sport and exercise milk helps with muscle build up all night long while boosting metabolism and easier weight loss, as recorded by a researcher from Medicine and Science in Exercise and Sport.

Our mothers poured a glass of milk to put us to bed for better sleep, the better you sleep, the less likely you generate cortisol- the stress hormone that boosts hunger, thus making easier to lose weight.

Chamomile tea

It’s sleep-inducing tea that increases our levels of glycine, the neurotransmitter that relaxes the nerves and acts as a mild sedative. It still helps with body temperature and the system has to respond by drastically cooling itself sound effect leads to sleeping.

A Hot mug of chamomile has a gauge effect on glucose control and weight loss although it must be caffeine free. Chamomile tea has been associated health benefits fighting insomnia.

Try soy protein shake

We recommend soy in milk or protein powder form has high amino acid tryptophan that improves the sleep quality by acting as a precursor to drowse-inducing melatonin. Regarding weight loss tryptophan reduces cortisol levels and help fight belly fat.

Soya protein powder included with Greek yogurts supply the muscles with casein protein for better post-workout recovery.

Grapefruit juice

A glass of juice before bed regulates the secretion of insulin in your body. Grapes are super low-calories fruits with high vitamin C and potassium that keeps circadian rhythms on track and boost the rest needed for essential weight loss.

Green tea

Its works best by soothe g the nerves and relaxes the body. A good night sleep is guaranteed by a mug of green tea that affects the metabolic process, and healthy metabolism ensures better skin and more toned body.


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