Sleep eaters wake up to a bed full of crumbs and wrappers having binged in their sleep.
Sleep eaters “make a beeline for the kitchen” and tend to binge on sugary, high-calorie snacks, sometimes five times a night.
Some go for bizarre food combinations like peanut butter and pasta, and even the occasional nail polish or paper.
Upwards of 10 percent of adults suffer from some sort of parasomnia, or sleep disorder, like sleepwalking or night terrors. Some have driven cars or performed inappropriate sexual acts — all while in a sleep-induced fog.
About 1 percent, mostly women, raid the refrigerator.