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3 things that can happen to your body when you always drink water while eating

While at the dinner table, you may find yourself reaching for the glass of water. In spite of popular belief, it's not always healthy to drink water alongside your meals. In order to learn the method, please read on.

One, it waters down your digestive fluids.

When the digestive acids in your stomach (acids responsible for digestion, breakdown of food, and destruction of infectious microorganisms taken with food) are diluted with water, the entire digestive process slows down.

Indigestion occurs when food stays in the stomach for longer than usual due to the delay. Additionally, stomach discomfort may result from the interaction of diluted water and gastric acids.

2It reduces the amount of saliva in the mouth.

When you eat, your saliva reacts in the same way as stomach acids do. Water dilutes saliva and inhibits digestion in the mouth. In addition, the presence of saliva triggers the production of digesting enzymes in the stomach.

Water consumption during a meal significantly dampens saliva's ability to convey fullness to the stomach. When taken collectively, these factors may prove exceedingly taxing on the digestive system.

Third, it slows down your body's production of digestive enzymes.

An expert claims that drinking water with a meal not only dilutes digestive enzymes but also reduces enzyme production.

Acidity and heartburn result when partially digested food from the stomach moves down into the lower esophageal sphincter (food pipe).


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