Can't resist midnight snacking? Here's why it bad for you

Can't resist midnight snacking? Here are a few reasons as to why it bad for you.

By Shruti Saxena | Last Updated: Jan 03, 2016, 04:27 AM IST

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New Delhi: Are you one of those who are often found near the refrigerator looking out for stuff to eat during midnight? Do you find it hard to satiate your desire for food at night even after gobbling up most of what was left in the refrigerator? If yes, it's high time you should quit this habit of your's as late-night snacking is a bad idea.

 

Here are a few reasons as to why it is bad for you:

-The most obvious reason is that late night snacking leads to weight gain as one tends to eat mindlessly.

-Studies suggest that people who avoid midnight munching have much healthier circulatory systems than those who had no restrictions on eating.

 

-There are chances of developing high cholesterol and blood sugar as our metabolism system is not that active.

-Eating too close to bedtime can also lead to indigestion and trouble in sleeping.