Best Late Night Snacks

If you do your best eating at night, there are some health risks, but we also have a list of foods that are okay if you must eat late.

When you eat late, whether it's a meal or a snack, it throws off your body's natural rhythms, and you may have a hard time getting to sleep.

Your metabolisms slows, you'll get less sleep, which equals a slower metabolism, and that means weight gain.Eating late can also cause acid reflux.

If you eat, then get horizontal soon after, the acid from your stomach can leak upwards toward your esophagus.

If you are hungry at hight,  obviously it could mean you're not eating enough during the day. It could also maen you're stress eating.

If you're stressed, the hormone cortisol will be elevated and that increases your appetite for sugar and fat.

If you are in a position though, where you do need to eat late, some of the good foods suggested include a peanut butter and even jelly sandwich, berries and yogurt and fruit.

You'll find information on how to limit eating at night HERE

You'll find snacks that are okay for late night eating HERE

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