To support a balanced nervous system, it's important to avoid eating late -- here's why.
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UPDATED MAY 17, 2023
LATE NIGHT EATING: DIGEST INSTEAD OF REST
When we eat late at night, our body has to work harder than usual while digesting food – this can lead to rest that is less than replenishing and imbalance in the nervous system.
The reason for this is because the digestive process requires a lot of energy, and when this energy is taken away from the nervous system, it can lead to an imbalance. This often then leads to feelings of grogginess or fatigue when waking up the next morning.
RECOMMENDATION: STOP 3 HOURS BEFORE BED
This is why NeuroFit recommends that you eat your last meal of the day at least 3 hours before going to bed. This will give your body time to digest, and ensure you get optimal rest that supports nervous system balance.
ENSURING RESTFUL SLEEP
This simple change of avoiding eating before bed can lead to noticeably more restful sleep, leaving one feeling noticeably more refreshed each morning. This rest accumulates to support a much more balanced nervous system.
On average, NeuroFit members who prioritize avoiding late-night eating report 6% more balanced check-ins.
Discernment is the practice of avoiding that which adds unnecessary strain to the nervous system to ensure proper balance. With NeuroFit this includes avoiding online stress, alcohol and substances, eating within 3 hours of bedtime, and social fatigue.
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