40 Healthy Late Night Snacks for Midnight Munchies

The main thing to look out for with olives, however, is their high sodium content. They’re often packed in salt water or brine which causes this, so try finding some that are packed without liquid.

Banana + Sunflower Seeds

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It’s common knowledge that bananas are a great source of potassium, but they’re also rich in fiber and antioxidants. You can spruce up the soft texture of your banana by eating it with two tablespoons of dry-roasted sunflower seeds. Sunflower seeds satisfy hunger and also contain vitamin E, magnesium, and selenium.

Together, this combo offers a considerable amount of tryptophan, which is an amino acid that boosts your body’s production of melatonin.

Nuts are a great option for late-night snacking, but one coming up isn’t actually a nut…

Cereal + Skim Milk

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