Having an optimal sleep pattern has important implications for our health maintenance. However, studies have suggested that between 14 and 40% of us have impaired sleep which, if it becomes chronic, can be associated with negative influences on depression, obesity, metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, cancer and increased risk of mortality. A recent systematic review concluded that macro- and micro-nutrients may play a significant role in sleep regulation. At Bigvits we have sourced a range of excellent, evidenced-based nutrients formulated to support your sleep.
Impaired sleep can be the result of abnormal neuronal excitation in the brain, which can be the result of low dietary intake of magnesium. Healthy Origins Magnesium Bisglycinate is a high bioavailability form of magnesium that will help ensure we meet are daily needs.
Now True Calm includes GABA and glycine, two amino acids that promote relaxed state of mind. Glycine supplementation has been reported to increase the feelings of restfulness in the morning following supplementation. Whilst, restful sleep has also been suggested to be encouraged with GABA supplementation.
Botanicals with relaxing and soothing properties can help us alleviate restlessness, anxiety and sleep disturbances. Valerian and hops are among most widely and effective botanicals used for such support and promote a calm relaxed state and support rejuvenating sleep as well as GABA to ease nervous tension.