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A snack before bedtime is supposed to put you right to sleep. However, it’s not always easy to choose the right snack that is both healthy and drowsy. For 2020, let us take a very close look at some health bedtime snacks that you should try.
Peanut butter sandwich
To start things off, peanut butter sandwiches are tried and true snacks that are great for sleeping. Consisting of bread, peanut butter and jelly, it has all the right ingredients to be mindful of your diet. At the same time, its delicious and a favorite snack of both children and adults. If you want to be extra health-conscious, look toward low-fat peanut butter as an alternative. Similarly, jellies with lower sugar content will help you avoid an excess of glucose.
Popcorn is another awesome bedtime snack. It’s light and full of carbs. One common question is, can you eat popcorn on keto? The answer is yes and no. If you are carb-loading, go ahead and eat some popcorn. But if you’re on a non-carb cycle, you should really choose a different snack to adhere to the diet. Much like other foods, it’s all about moderation. In general, there’s nothing wrong with a little bit of popcorn. As long as you can avoid a huge bag like the ones you see at the movie theaters, you should be good to go.
Yogurt is an extremely healthy snack at any time of the day. Right before bedtime, there’s nothing better. Yogurt will help your body to digest the other meals of the day while not filling you up with a ton of calories. Different flavors of yogurt are greats ways to spice things up from night to night.
A hardboiled egg makes for another awesome snack. In particular, you can remove some of the yolk to make it even healthier. Whether you remove the yolk or not, hardboiled eggs contain a substance that naturally makes it easier to sleep. Your body will love a hardboiled egg as you finish your nightly routine and prepare to head for bed. Add a little salt and pepper, and you have a delicious snack to round out the day.
Apples and cheese
Last but not least, apples and cheese are a favorite snack for kids in their lunchbox. That being said, it shouldn’t be overlooked as a healthy bedtime snack either. Apples are some of the healthiest fruits out there, and they are available in all seasons. Similarly, cheese is one of the healthiest forms of dairy as well. Combine the two for a tasty snack that won’t fill you up or lead to indigestion.
This year, when all is said and done, these are some healthy bedtime snacks. It’s normal to feel hungry right before bed, but you don’t want to eat something that you will regret later. Try these healthy snacks for a restful night of sleep.