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Eating Late at Night: Here are some of Its benefits and side effects



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Eating Late at Night is one of the common habits which many people are now fond of doing. Some people grew this habit as a result of their work schedule and other just started doing it all of a sudden.

Many people who are fond of this habit don’t even know whether this habit has a disadvantages or even advantage to their health. But has continued to portray the same habit.

In this article, I am going to be talking about some of the benefits of eating late at night and it’s side effects to the body.

Firstly, I will be talking about some of the benefits of portraying this habit.

1. Better sleep

Although sleeping late at night is regarded as a bad habit, it has been proven to be quite beneficial for people who have issues with sleeping. Eating late at night has been proven to spike the blood sugar levels on most cases which makes you feel very sleepy when it starts to come down.

This is mostly the reason why you feel very sleepy after eating a carb rich food at night.

2. Stabilized morning blood sugar level

Eating late at night has been proven to help give a person a stabilized blood sugar levels the following day. This is after causing your blood sugar levels to spike at night, it returns to a stable state the next day.

Here are some of the side effects of eating late at night

1. You will consume more calories

Studies show that people tend to consume more food when they eat late at night. Although not much research can say exactly why this happens, it is just a study that has been proven to be quite true.


2. It may give rise to unhealthy habits

Research shows that when a person eats late at night, it gives rise to a lot of wrong habits, one of which is watching television while eating.

3. It is not good if you have acid reflux

If you are among the group of people who that usually suffer from acid reflux, it is suggested that you don’t eat late at night as it could be dangerous for you.