Never Do This After Eating!
Some of us have encouraged unhealthy post-eating habits which are harmful to your health. In this article are listed 6 acts which are dangerous to do after meals.
Going for a Walk. Going for a walk immediately after eating food is not a great idea because that can lead to stomach upset and indigestion as well as cause gastroesophageal reflux disease. But have in mind that half hour after eating you can go for a walk.
Taking a Shower. Yes, showering is also in this list of bad habits after eating. But hey we all know that when we are showering our body increasing the blood flow to reach your hands, legs, thus decreases the amount of blood flow to your stomach. This weakens the digestive system, causing it to become ineffective, which can result in stomach pains.
Sleep. Going to sleep immediately after you eat can induce your stomach to burn during the night, which causes discomfort, bloating, and odd sleeping patterns. At the University of Ioannina Medical School was conducted a study that found that folks who waited for the longest after eating to go to sleep were far less likely to have a stroke. So, it is recommended to not eat at least a few hours before bed.
Eating Fruits. Among the things not to do after eating is taking fruits right after a meal. The reason for this is that the majority of fruits possess simple sugars which are an easy task to digest and break down in the intestine. Eating fruits as a dessert after a meal means that they remain in the stomach for longer, while the other food is still being digested. Through this way, the fruits’ nutritional value decreases, and can even result in bloating. The ideal time to consume fruits is before breakfast, or maybe half an hour after a meal.
Drinking Tea and Coffee. It is known that tea and coffee can provide a large number of health benefits, for example reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases, as well as containing anti-aging ingredients, however drinking those two beverages immediately after meals is dangerous. Basically for a reason that tea and coffee hold things which act like a sponge for the essence of food. For instance, they contain things which inhibit iron absorption and that could result in iron deficiency. These types of drinks also provide a high acidic level which in turn causes proteins in food to become harder, and with that, they are harder to break down. Because of this, it is advisable to get pleasure from your tea or coffee not less than an hour after a meal.
Smoking. Smoking is harmful just one cigarette contain nicotine, tar, carbon monoxide, irritants, and at least 60 carcinogens. But smoking after a meal is even more harmful to your health. One smoked a cigarette right after a meal is equal to ten smoked cigarettes. This raises the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, emphysema, as well as ulcerative colitis (a stomach ulcer).