You are what you eat. What we do before a meal have a great impact on our health. Here are things you shouldn’t do on an empty stomach. On an empty stomach we mean Less than Two hours after your last meal.
1. Taking Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Remember that Aspirin, paracetamol and other anti inflammatory drugs cannot be taken on an empty stomach. This can cause severe health problem e.g Gastric Bleeding. Please learn to eat before taking any Medicine.
2. Drinking Coffee
It is a terrible idea to drink a cup of coffee in the morning without food in the tummy. The decaffeinated coffee will stimulate the production of Acid that might cause digestive issues if drank on an empty stomach.
3. Drinking Alcohol
Basically without eating, the alcohol absorption rate becomes twice as fast. This means that you are going to get drunk two times sooner. This has a lot of negative effect. It has bad consequences for your liver, heart and kidney.
4. Chewing Gum
When you chew gum, your organism thinks that you are eating food that have to digest pretty soon. So your stomach makes a digestive acid which destroys it’s lining when it is empty. This means that overindulgence with gum is a sure way to develop Gastric. Also it is scientifically proven that people who chew gum prefer junk foods like French fries or candy instead of better options like fruit and vegetables. Chewing gum can do some nasty things to your intestine.
5. Going to Bed
If you go to sleep hungry and with a low Glucose Level, it will not only prevent you from falling asleep but it will probably cause the so called superficial sleep and you will also probably wake up earlier than expected. So when you go to sleep hungry, you sleep worst.
6. Intense Exercise
There is a common misconception that exercise in an empty stomach will burn more calories, that is not true. When you don’t eat before embarking on an intense Exercise, your exercise intensity reduces since your body lacks energy to carry on.
7. Drinking Citrus juice
The acid in citrus juice will harm the stomach lining if taken in an empty stomach. Citrus juices contain acid and top fibers which will disrupt the stomach if taken without food in the stomach.
Scientists have proven that hunger makes us far less composed because self control requires energy which is in short supply when the stomach is empty. If you don’t have time to grab a bite of food before discussion,drink something warm and offer to your opponent too or better still suggest having the conversation over dinner.