Almost every one have heard about the benefits of including fruits in our everyday diet. from helping us lose weight to providing us with the basic vitamins and minerals that are essential and beneficial to our health.
However, it is very important that we eat fruit in the right way in other to enjoy it benefits. It is widely recommended you eat fruits first thing in the morning or have it an hour or two before meals.
Check out this five reasons why you shouldn't drink water immediately after consuming fruits.
1. Causes stomach cramps and flatulence
Fruit contain a large amount of fractose and yeast, so drinking water after consuming fruits, do results in dilution of stomach acid. This creates a reaction in the stomach where yeast can thrive and results in the production of carbon dioxide which causes gas to build up in the stomach.
2. Disrupt the pH level
Consuming water after taking fruit especially the ones with high water content like watermelon, cucumber, oranges disrupt the pH level of the digestive system of the body.
3. Slows down digestion
We should avoid taking water immediately after consuming fruits because it hinders the absorption and digestion in the stomach which leads to acidity of the stomach. That's why it is recommended to drink water an hour after consuming fruits.
4. Heartburn and acidity
Medical expert usually say, that a person should drink water an hour after consuming fruits because, when eating you drink water, by drinking water you are diluting the gastric juice and digestive enzymes needed for digestion. By doing so you risk getting heartburn and also acidity of the stomach.
5. Raises the blood sugar of the body
Drinking water immediately after consuming fruits tend to leave a large amount of undigested food in the body, this then is covered to fat and causes a surge of insulin, which In turn can raise the blood sugar of the body.
So we should enable to drink water every day because it's beneficial to our health. But don't drink water immediately after consuming fruits because it is also dangerous to our health.
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