Going to bed on an empty stomach is a bad idea and going to bed after a late dinner is even worse.
It's common knowledge that eating late can make you gain weight and also wreck your sleep.
When you eat a late dinner, your body takes longer to digest the food than it would if you ate earlier in the day. This will leave you feeling full and uncomfortable well into the night, which can lead to tossing and turning rather than sleeping soundly.
So here we have the best ideas to avoid those nighttime noshing habits;
Wait about three hours between your last meal and bedtime - according to nutritionists
Eating late at night messes with your digestive system. Following this general rule of thumb allows some digestion to occur and gives time for the contents of your stomach to move into your small intestine, where nutrients can be absorbed by your body before moving on through for final processing in the large intestine
Think about what you're consuming if getting a good night's sleep is on your mind
Adequate amounts of magnesium may help improve sleep quality, especially for those with insomnia -- foods like almonds have it.
Chamomile Tea; just one cup before bedtime can help you drift off into dreamland faster than you'd ever imagine.
If your goal is to sleep like a baby, consider having an early dinner instead of snacking before bedtime—it'll help keep your body from feeling too full for too long and there are more of these sleep-promoting foods, just make sure to give proper time allowance after eating before you hit the hay!
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