Is it healthy/good to eat right before bed?
The short answer is "no" it is not healthy to eat directly before bed. This could lead to weight gain, and also potentially dental problems if you do not brush your teeth. Many experts recommend allowing at least 1 hour or more before bed if you are going to eat something so that your body does not begin digesting it while you are asleep, and also so that you have time to brush your teeth.
Another related, but separate reason, that it is bad to eat right before bed is that people tend to eat "snack" items including junk food or fast food to satisfy late night hunger cravings before bed -- whereas eating earlier may increase the likelihood to eat something healthier.
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