Here are some of the Healthy Late-Night Snacks
Healthy Late-Night Snacks – For some people late-night snack or midnight snack is part of their eating routine and in order to eliminate the guilt of eating too much, here are some healthy options.
Strawberries and brie
Based on the article in Healthline, strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C. 166 grams of this is only equivalent to 53 calories which is below the recommended 200-calorie limit for late-night snacks. You can pair this with 1 ounce (28 grams) of brie and this adds 94 calories. However, brie, a soft type of cheese is not recommended for people who are pregnant. Eating soft cheese carries a risk of listeria infections
Greek yogurt is known to be rich in rich in protein, particularly casein, and consuming this at night may help reduce hunger the next morning. As a late-night snack, it is preferred to have plain and flavor it with unsweetened fruit, such as berries or peaches.
Crackers and cheese
Carb-rich food like crackers with a good tryptophan source like cheese is a good combination. The tryptophan is more available to your brain. The said compound can make serotonin and melatonin, which help you sleep.
A hot cereal is not just ideal for breakfast, it is also good to eat at night. It is known as a good source of fiber. You can add milk and toppings like cinnamon, nuts, or dried fruit to your hot cereal.
Banana with almond butter
A small banana dipped in 16 grams of unsweetened almond butter or 1 tablespoon will provide you with 190 calories. This combination can help you sleep soundly. A study showed that within 2 hours of eating two bananas, a 4-fold increase in melatonin blood levels was recorded.