An MPR news report indicates that the results of a randomized trial revealed that a milk with enhanced components improved symptoms and depth of sleep in insomnia patients.

Patients with insomnia had “small but significant improvements” in symptoms of sleep efficiency and depth of sleep after consuming a milk product with naturally enhanced levels of melatonin and other bioactive components, results of a randomized trial reported at SLEEP 2015 have shown.

However, the milk product, iNdream3TM, which is a reduced-lactose and enriched with casein tryptic hydrolysate (CTH) “did not change objectively measured total sleep time,” noted Angela Campbell, PhD, of the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand.

“The size of the effects seen is similar to other nonpharmacological insomnia treatment options but smaller than those reported for commonly prescribed pharmaceutical hypnotic products,” she added.

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