Melatonin is wonderful for helping to promote a restful night's sleep, but can it also help you lose weight? The results of a new study say that just may be the case.
Melatonin is a natural hormone segregated by the body and melatonin levels generally increase in the dark at night. For those of us who have sleep issues like myself, melatonin is taken in a supplement form. Several years ago I began taking melatonin due to what I call "stress insomnia." Typically I fall asleep without much issue, but am a light sleeper and once something wakes me I may not be able to fall back to sleep for several hours, if at all. The one I prefer now is a sublingual supplement that dissolves under the tongue.
In addition to supplements, melatonin can be found in small amounts in several fruits and vegetables, such as: almonds, cardamom, cherries, coriander, fennel, Goji berries, mustard, and sunflower seeds.
Now, scientists out of Spain have released results of a study which show melatoninRead More »from New Study Shows Melatonin Can Actually Help You Lose Weight