10 of the worst foods to have late at night

Spicy Foods: Spicy foods can cause heartburn and indigestion, making it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep comfortably.

Greasy or Fried Foods: Greasy or fried foods are heavy and can take longer to digest, potentially leading to discomfort and disrupting sleep.

Chocolate: Chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine, both of which can stimulate the central nervous system and interfere with sleep if consumed close to bedtime.

Caffeinated Tea: Coffee and caffeinated tea contain caffeine, a stimulant that can disrupt sleep patterns and make it difficult to fall asleep.

Alcohol: While alcohol can initially make you feel sleepy, it can disrupt sleep patterns and lead to fragmented or poor-quality sleep later in the night.

Foods and Drinks: Sugary foods and drinks can cause spikes and crashes in blood sugar levels, leading to fluctuations in energy levels and potentially disrupting sleep.

High-Fat Meals: Heavy meals that are high in fat can be difficult to digest and may cause discomfort or indigestion when eaten late at night.

Acidic Foods: Acidic foods like citrus fruits or tomato-based dishes can increase acidity in the stomach, leading to heartburn or reflux, especially when lying down.

Spicy Snacks: Processed snacks like chips or spicy snacks can be high in sodium and artificial additives, which can disrupt sleep and lead to feelings of discomfort.

Drinks: Carbonated drinks can cause bloating and gas, leading to discomfort and potentially disrupting sleep when consumed late at night.