Harmful, even how harmful!
Firstly: if you ate before bedtime, you are unlikely to fall asleep quickly and comfortably. And if you do fall asleep, then in the morning you will get up broken, because. the body will not be able to rest due to the fact that the stomach will process food all night long.
Secondly: you will earn heartburn after a while, because. in the supine position, the salt solution of which the food is processed will be thrown into the esophagus and eat away at it.
In general, you don't want problems with the stomach and esophagus, eat meat 4 hours before bedtime, everything else (just not sweets) - 2 hours before bedtime.
I wish you all good health!
kind of like it contributes to the formation of gallstones. and from the point of view of Ayurveda, the digestive fire (agni) is weaker at night than in the morning or afternoon.
In digestion and the time of assimilation of food. If you had a snack 2 hours before bedtime, then there is absolutely nothing harmful, but on the contrary.
But if right before bedtime, you eat and go straight to bed, then there are problems associated with the direction of energy the body for the breakdown and assimilation of food, instead of the prescribed rest / sleep. In this regard, poor sleep, lack of sleep, sleepiness in the morning, etc. is possible.
Nothing. What is important is the total amount eaten per day in relation to body weight, and the ratio of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, the presence of fiber and vitamins, calcium, iodine in the required quantities, taking into account your activities. If eating at night contributes to overeating, then it is harmful.