You are awake and after a long day, you are hungry. What to do?
How about grabbing that container of Chinese take-out with a fork? or eating some cold pizza? Once when I was super hungry at 11 PM, I ate a hamburger.
The story of that hamburger is very sad because it did not remain in my tummy. NEVER again will I eat a hamburger that late at night.
The first rule of late night eating is to stay away from heavy, fatty, and otherwise unhealthy foods and treat it just like any other snack time in your day.
When you overeat before bed, your body is much more likely to store those calories as fat. Try to stick to less than 300 calories and wait at least an hour before you go to sleep. Your sleep will improve if you stay away from food that will upset your stomach (yeah, I’m looking at you, chili!).
Here are some suggestions for you to enjoy and to keep you satisfied:
Please share your favorite late night snacks.
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