SIDE EFFECTS OF EATING LATE AT NIGHT

Eating late has become a normal habit for many, it’s not just isolated to this part of the world as this is a universal phenomenon that is gaining popularity especially among the young and working class.

Late night meals are often linked to obesity and if at all you must eat late at night, take in foods that have low calories to avoid the repercussion of eating late at night.

Disrupted Sleep:
Avoid taking large and heavy meals during late hours as it affects your sleep. Coffee, energy food diets, caffeinated and beverage drinks taken late at night can make it difficult for you to sleep at night.

Gaining Weight:
Dieticians have stated clearly that when you inculcate the habit of eating a particular type of calorie dense food, it adds to residual weight gain. Don’t eat at least two hours before the time you’ll go to bed, to avoid obesity and increasing your body weight.

Increased Excretion and Urination:
When you eat late at night, the number of times you would be visiting the bathroom during the night could increase significantly. Taking late night meals will lead to food being digested during your sleeping hours, leading you to wake up at night to pass out the waste.

We know it’s bad but we should try to reduce and if possible put an end to this unhealthy habit, this could save your life and the life of someone you love.

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