Should I Take Melatonin with Food?

Our team has decided to do a quick post on a question that we have been asked numerous time . . . "should I take melatonin with food".

That is a great question and thank you to our readers for reaching out and inquiring. 

Should melatonin be taken with food?

Melatonin is a hormone that is naturally produced in the pineal gland in the brain. Its main purpose is to regulate your sleep cycles and begins ramping up as the evening sets in. Melatonin is most commonly taken to assist with difficulties sleeping and is generally available without a prescription. Melatonin comes in many forms, including fruit flavored melatonin sleep gummies paired with CBD. 

Melatonin is best absorbed by the body when taken on an empty stomach. This is good news since melatonin should be taken 30 minutes to an hour before bed and eating food before bed is not recommended for various health reasons.

What have you learned today?

You have learned that for best results, melatonin should be taken 30 minutes to and hour before bed and on an empty stomach.

*nama makes absolutely no medical claims about melatonin, CBD or CBN. No information in this article is to be used as medical advice. All potential benefits listed are cited and linked to a study where the information is provided. Always consult a doctor before taking or using melatonin. 

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