5 Things You’d Better Avoid After a Meal

Many of us live with some habit which unknowingly affect our health. Such as to get to work in time, we In order to get to work on time, we quickly go to shower after breakfast which is harmful for our health.

So here we have gathered 5 things that you should not do after meal. 

Take a shower

When we take bath, the temperature of our body is increased slightly, therefore our body sends more blood to the skin to cope with the temperature which disturbs our digestive system and rate of metabolism is decreased. So next time you take meal and intend to go for shower you should at least wait for 30 minutes.

Source: ncbi

Drink tea

Some people consider having a hot cup of tea after meal as an essential part of their meal. This cup of tea in fact interferes with assimilation of iron, which is vital mineral needed by our body. It is therefore recommended not to take tea within an hour of eating specially advised for children, pregnant women, and people suffering from a lack of iron.

Though Adults are  better off with a cup of coffee.

Source: ncbi, thehealthsite, doctoroz


We all know the disapproval of the The myth that sleeping right after eating causes an excess weight directly.  Nevertheless, we should not ignore this, because sleeping after eating does many harm to our health that includes heartburn, burping, and high acidity, so don’t sleep on full stomach again.

The risk of stroke also increase by  regular sleep immediately after lunch or dinner.
Experts suggest to go to bed no less than 2 hours after eating.

Work out

Remember to go for exercise on full stomach,  experts do not advise it. An exercise with full stomach can lead to discomfort, like hiccups and nausea, and increased risk of trauma and convulsions.

Expert says to wait at least 2 hours after meal before you go for exercise, but if you still cannot wait then just go for walk .
Source: cnn/webmd, today


We know it really difficult to quite smoking completely. But you should know that after meal you should never smoke at least for 2o minutes. Because during the active digestion process all of the systems in our body are activated. Smoking during this time will let nicotine will be absorbed with a double force, increasing all its harmful effects. It is also proved that tobacoo blocks the absorption of vitamins C and D and minerals thus it negates even the most healthy meal you have taken.

Source: ncbi, bbcgoodfood

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