November 14th, 2010Archive for

Why is it better for you to chew slowly

When your mother told you to chew up your food she did it for a reason and that reason of chewing is not only that it helps to break down the food mechanically, but also helps to release more digestive system enzymes to carry the process further. If you don't chew your food enough, it may result in incomplete digestion. An incomplete digestion resulted from not chewing means that there are less nutrients like amino acids, getting to your muscles, and this could limit your muscle growth. In an...