Health Tip: Curb Late-Night Snacking01/17/13
(HealthDay News) -- Late-night snacking may be more about
boredom and less about hunger, experts say.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions
to help prevent late-night snacking:
- Before you snack, ask yourself if you're eating because you're
hungry, bored, anxious or simply because it's a habit.
- Eat dinner later.
- Save your dessert for later in the evening.
- Instead of snacking, go to bed earlier to make sure you get
plenty of sleep. This should help you stave off emotional
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