It’s the same story. You should be in bed early since you have an early start, but you stay up a little later than expected aaaaaand your stomach starts to growl. So are you hungry or simply thirsty? Do you really need to eat something or have a large glass of water.
The first thing to do is grab that banana! Keep some fruit in the house, however eating a banana when your stomach growls is one way to snack sensibly at night.
The folks over at 98fit say this about the banana as a night time snack:
With zero-preparation time, Bananas make for highly nutritious and super convenient bedtime snacks for weight loss. They are rich sources of potassium and magnesium. Both minerals are muscle relaxants and help the body to unwind at night. They also aid tissue repair and are best teamed with a glass of warm milk of Greek Yogurt for maximum benefits. Bananas are also excellent sources of melatonin and tryptophan, which induce a sound sleep. They are fibrous and have no fat at all; thus making them perfect for your weight loss goals.
Next time you have a craving at night, and are looking for a nutritious bedtime snacks for weight loss – keep a banana close by.