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In recent years, the epidemic has been rampant, which has had a great impact on mood and sleep. Among them, sleep is an important part of overall health. According to the 2021 white paper on exercise and sleep, more than 300million people in China have sleep disorders. A series of problems, such as "unable to sleep, unable to wake up, and unable to sleep well", are increasingly rampant, which is unbearable. With the increasing number of "sleep difficult households", more and more people are actively trying to improve their sleep problems, and high-quality sleep has attracted more and more attention.
01 out of control sleep state, mostly due to stress and anxiety
More and more consumers are forced to have sleep problems. The China Sleep Research Report (2022) shows that in the past 10 years, Chinese people's sleep time has been continuously delayed, and the average length of time has been reduced from 8.5 hours in 2012 to 7.06 hours in 2021. It is more than two hours late. Only 35% of people can sleep for 8 hours a day, and 15% of people have huge sleep disorders.
At present, most consumers have sleep disorders not only because of "physiological factors", but also because of "psychological factors" caused by social pressure. The report further shows that with the rapid development of social economy in recent years, the pace of work and life has been accelerating, and the accompanying pressure has begun to squeeze people's rest time. 74.1% of the respondents suffered from insomnia due to mental stress, 45.3% of the insomniacs suffered from inattention, 38.3% were less efficient in completing work or learning, and 25.8% felt like they were about to collapse.
02 pay attention to natural ingredients, broccoli rises in the help sleep track
When consumers choose sleeping products, in addition to considering the efficacy and safety of melatonin, magnesium containing compounds, CBD and other components, plant ingredients are also important considerations, which have become a hot market, especially the consumption of product ingredients by young people is more prominent than that of other generations.
Broccoli is one of the plant ingredients that attract the attention of consumers. A small, randomized, double-blind, parallel group study published in the Journal of functional foods included 18 healthy adults (aged 30 to 70) with poor sleep quality. They were intervened with broccoli spore capsule (30mg sulforaphane) or placebo capsule for 4 weeks (April to June 2018). During the intervention, subjects were required to wear Fitbit Alta HR to automatically record sleep related parameters, Measuring sleep status and analyzing sleep stages; At the same time, the researchers collected relevant questionnaires from the subjects every week. Pre study observation period and intervention expectation need to limit compliance, test food intake, health status, use of drugs and health food, exercise intensity, and record drinking and sleep habits (sleep / wake-up time) in a diary.
The results showed that compared with the placebo group, only the experimental group had a significant improvement in sleep quality at 2 and 4 weeks.
After the intervention of broccoli extract, the concentration of melatonin increased significantly and the concentration of prostaglandin D2 decreased significantly; To improve sleep quality. The working principle is to activate the Nrf2 signal pathway of the human autoimmune system, promote the release of antioxidants and antidotes by regulating the quantity, level and activity of enzymes related to cell protection, including glutathione transferase (GST), superoxide dismutase (SOD), quinone reduction oxidation coenzyme 1 (NQO1), heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1), catalase (CAT), etc; Help the human body expel benzene, acrolein and other harmful ingredients.