10 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

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10 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Midnight hunger pangs? Satisfy your cravings without inflating your gut.

While surfing through Letterman, Leno, and Kimmel, your stomach starts to rumble. Don't nuke that leftover pizza or inhale a pint of ice cream. "When you overheat before bed, your body is much more likely to store those calories as fat," says nutritionist Manuel Villacorta, R.D., a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association.

You can still eat something, he says. It just needs to be the right snack. A couple of rules: stick to less than 300 calories—anything more is a meal. And wait at least an hour before hitting the sack so you have plenty of time to digest.

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