Pineapple Could Help You Have a Sweet Night of Sleep

If Pineapple Wasn’t Perfect Enough Already, It Could Improve Your Sleep Habits

When you think about a late-night snack, Pineapple probably isn’t the first thing to come to mind, but maybe it should be. Pineapple is naturally high in melatonin– a hormone made by your brain to help your body know when it’s time to sleep and wake up. In most cases, your body naturally produces more melatonin at night, but for some of us, that just might not be enough. 

How Pineapple Can Help

Researchers discovered that after eating pineapple, your body’s melatonin markers could increase by 266 percent. When your body has an increased concentration of melatonin it signals that it’s time for sleep. This means that enjoying a Chestnut Hill Farm’s Perfect Pineapple could actually help you fall asleep quicker, and enjoy a deeper sleep for longer.

This doesn’t mean enjoying pineapple as healthy snack during the day will make you drowsy. With all of the nutrients packed inside, it’s still the perfect mid-day snack.

Get your pineapple fix before bed by making these Hawaiian Teriyaki Burgers with Grilled Pineapple for dinner, or by enjoying a dessert spring roll filled with pineapple after dinner!

Can Pineapple Reduce Snoring? 

Not only can pineapple help with enjoying a better night’s sleep, but it may also help decrease snoring. That’s right, it has been stated that having a pineapple plant in your bedroom while you sleep could result in less boisterous snores through the night. 

Some scientists believe that pineapple plants can increase the amount of oxygen you breathe at night, which is where this theory comes from. Pineapple plants employ a special type of photosynthesis called CAM photosynthesis, which basically means they give out oxygen at night, the opposite of typical house plants. 

Though this theory might seem a little far-fetched, we still think a pineapple plant in your bedroom would make perfect decor! 

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