Yes I’ve also heard that drinking tea after a meal interferes with iron absorption, and that fruit should not be eaten with a meal. Feeling sleepy I think might be due to a meal laden with sugars, which causes the body to release insulin, thereby suddenly decreasing the blood sugar level and causing fatigue. Thanks to The Militant Negro for this post.
Often, after a full meal, I naturally feel sleepy. On weekends, I sometimes head back to bed after lunch. Some of my smoker friends like to go for a puff immediately after a meal. Others like to have a cup of tea thinking it will help them digest the food. Many of these habits do you more harm than good.
Here are 5 things you should avoid doing immediately after a full meal:
On some weekends, I plunge into bed after lunch. More often than not, I wake up still feeling full from the meal. The meal has not been digested at all! A nap immediately after a meal is also not relaxing.
It is said that smoking after a meal is equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettes. No matter how true or false this is, smoking is harmful to your body and you should not smoke…
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