Limited Time: Grab your FREE Box of Dark Chocolate Almond Bars Get Yours>>Close
Open
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13

Thread: Eating near bedtime?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    13

    Eating near bedtime?

    Shop Now
    I have to eat every three hours, but not while I'm asleep. As a result I tend to try to eat something small at the very most a couple of hours before sleeping. I know that dehydrated veg works nicely as evening/night-time snacks, but I'm rarely able to make batches of these with my dehydrator. Can anyone suggest any snack ideas?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Detroit, Michigan
    Posts
    92
    I dehydrate meats for snacks, which are perfect for me being low carb / keto most the time. (they last for up to a week or so) I also like celery for late night snacks. Just curious, what do you have to eat every 3 hours?
    Regards,
    ~ Chris

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    3,279
    You are probably not enough enough fat if you are needing to eat every 3 hours.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    1,102
    Why do you need to eat every 3 hours? If you can go 8 hours without eating while you're sleeping, you can go 5 or 6 hours while you're awake.
    Sandra
    *My obligatory intro

    There are no cheat days. There are days when you eat primal and days you don't. As soon as you label a day a cheat day, you're on a diet. Don't be on a diet. ~~ Fernaldo

    DAINTY CAN KISS MY PRIMAL BACKSIDE. ~~ Crabcakes

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Norco, California
    Posts
    1,312
    Coffee makes me sleepy, especially with cream or coconut milk in it. So I usually have that with a few carbs, like carrot sticks or turnip slices.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    13
    Quote Originally Posted by Sandra in BC View Post
    Why do you need to eat every 3 hours? If you can go 8 hours without eating while you're sleeping, you can go 5 or 6 hours while you're awake.
    I have a stomach condition about which very little is known. The electrical rhythms in my stomach don't work properly if I don't eat every three hours (though occasionally I can go over this. It's more of a general rule of thumb, and if I have a couple of days of going over it then I tend to find that it's worse on the second day). While I'm asleep I'm not aware of the problem, so it's fine. If I lie in late then I tend to be aware of it, and if I haven't eaten for a few hours before bed then I'm also aware of it. The main unique symptoms are regurgitation and a particular type of pain.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    13
    I can eat anything within paleo every 3 hours (paleo foods digest better), but I have to eat because of a stomach condition. I like dehydrated meats but really I need an alternative which is easy and fast to make. I'm a student and I leave my dehydrator at home so I don't spend on the electrics!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    1,688
    Some fruit, a handful of nuts, a piece of cheese, an avocado, etc. Dehydrated vegetables sound...nasty. I'd rather have my vegetables fresh or cooked, the thought of rehydrating them is not so appetizing.
    F 28/5'4/100 lbs

    "I'm not a psychopath, I'm a high-functioning sociopath; do your research."

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Horsham
    Posts
    917
    Hard-boiled eggs can be mashed up with primal sauces (like guac) and nibbled at near bedtime, to keep your stomach easy until you fall asleep.
    Nuts and sliced apples are good too.

    Basically anything you can pick at, so you don't have to eat a large meal, but can keep your stomach full until you fall asleep.
    --
    Perfection is entirely individual. Any philosophy or pursuit that encourages individuality has merit in that it frees people. Any that encourages shackles only has merit in that it shows you how wrong and desperate the human mind can get in its pursuit of truth.

    --
    I get blunter and more narcissistic by the day.
    I'd apologize, but...

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    307
    Shop Now
    Quote Originally Posted by My Stomach Eats Me View Post
    I can eat anything within paleo every 3 hours (paleo foods digest better), but I have to eat because of a stomach condition. I like dehydrated meats but really I need an alternative which is easy and fast to make. I'm a student and I leave my dehydrator at home so I don't spend on the electrics!
    Gastroparesis?

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •