Experiment from experts proves that smoking a cigarette after meal is
comparable to smoking 10 cigarettes (chances of cancer is higher).
Don't eat fruits immediately
When you eat your fruits with meals, the fruit is stuck in the stomach
along with the contents of the meals and cannot reach the intestines in
time. Lying there they get spoilt and spoil the remaining food in the
stomach too. Thus it is recommended that you eat a fruit at least one
hour after eating a meal or before your meal and preferably in the
morning with empty stomach. It is in the morning that the body can best
use the nutrients in the fruit and get enough energy to start the day.
Don't drink tea
Because tea leaves contain a high content of acid. This substance will
cause the Protein content in the food we consume to be hardened thus
difficult to digest.It is preferable to drink tea an hour after meals.
Don't loosen your belt
Fiction, not particularly bad for you!
We generally have an attitude that a good meal is that which forces us
to loosen our belts. However, loosening the belt is bad, not because it
causes the intestines to twist or block but because it means that you
have over eaten to a level that you are uncomfortable. Loosening of the
belt may also cause you to feel comfortable once again which means you
may continue overeating.
So eat only to the extent that you can be comfortable without loosening
Bathing after meal will cause the increase of blood flow to the hands,
legs & body thus the amount of blood around the stomach will
therefore decrease. This will weaken the digestive system in our
Don't walk about
Fact, it is bad for you! Walking directly after meals is a bad idea, it
can result to acid reflux and indigestion. However, walking about half
an hour after meals is known to be good for you. Researchers in the
Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina, have
found that walking after exercise is a good way to burn energy.
The point to note is when to walk, you should ideally walk for about 10
minutes and only 20-30 minutes after meal to prevent acid reflux and
Don't sleep immediately
The food we intake will not be able to digest properly. Thus will lead to gastric & infection in our intestine.