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NutriRest XR – A Natural Sleep Aid
Nutrifuel® Nutrition’s NutriRest XR is a prolonged-release melatonin tablet that has been carefully formulated to slowly breakdown and release in the small intestine. The long-lasting melatonin will provide a steadier sleep cycle compared to regular melatonin. This product is Gluten-Free and Non-GMO.
When do I take NutriRest XR, a slow-release melatonin tablet?
Recommendations: Take one (1) tablet before bedtime as a dietary supplement or as otherwise directed by a healthcare professional.
Warning: DO NOT USE BEFORE OR DURING OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OR HEAVY EQUIPMENT/MACHINERY. For adults only. Not recommended for women who are pregnant.
Medical Disclaimer: While nutritional supplementation has the potential to provide health benefits, it should be done under the guidance of your healthcare professional. If you’re currently taking prescription medications or other pharmaceuticals, consult with the prescribing doctor before using the supplement. If you are engaged in other medical treatments, contact your healthcare professional for guidance regarding possible interactions and conflicts involving your treatment, drugs, or pharmaceuticals and the supplements you are planning to take.
What are melatonin’s side effects?
Melatonin tablets have no major side effects. They have been known to possibly cause headaches, daytime sleepiness and drowsiness. Stomach cramping and irritability is also a possible side effect of melatonin.
Is it safe to take melatonin every night?
Melatonin is safe to take every night for short periods of time. It is not recommended to take a melatonin tablet for years. Melatonin does not cause dependency, but it is recommended to consult with your doctor or healthcare professional if you or a family member has a history of addiction.
What are the benefits of sleep?
Lack of sleep, especially among college students in America has been a serious problem for a long time. The average American gets less than six (6) hours of sleep a night. Sleep is the body’s natural way of healing and destressing itself. Sleep allows for your body to lower your blood pressure, maintain your weight, and reduce your chances of diabetes. Sleep is also necessary for our brain function and can help to improve your memory.
What is good to help you sleep?
There are a lot of good things to help you sleep in addition to a natural sleep aid. It is beneficial to wake up and go to sleep at the same time each day. It is also recommended that you suppress the amount of caffeine you drink later in the day. Start to eliminate blue light exposure as your bedtime approaches by wearing blue light glasses or utilize apps and features on your cell phone to decrease blue light.
What foods help you sleep or are high in melatonin?
It is often recommended to avoid caffeine, but there are food and drinks that can help you have a good night of sleep. Chamomile tea is often recommended before bed. Foods to consider eating throughout the day to help with a good night sleep include, but are not limited to:
- Almonds – A serving of almonds contains high levels of magnesium and calcium, which help with sleep.
- Fatty Fish – Each variety of fish contains different levels of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D. These nutrients help regulate your serotonin levels, which aid with your waking and sleeping cycles.
- Walnuts – Like fatty fish, walnuts are high in omega-3 fatty acids, along with linoleic acid.
- Turkey – The amino acid tryptophan in turkey can help to regulate your body's melatonin, thus helping provide a good night's sleep.
- Cottage Cheese – Cottage cheese is also a good source of the amino acid tryptophan.