The benefits of chewing food slowly
The sooner the better. It seems that the term is not always applicable in all circumstances, because there are times when people should behave quietly or relax. It's you meet when you're eating, eating style too hastily could cause you to be choking. Therefore advised everyone to chew food properly and slowly. But a busy lifestyle and make rash most people chew and swallow food quickly away. Though many of the benefits when chewing food slowly.
Does the way you chew it right?
Here's how to chew frequently recommended health experts:
• Cut food in small portions so that you can insert into your mouth easily, so it can be chewed and swallowed with ease anyway.
• Chew food until smooth texture. Whether it's the food dry or watery, food should be chewed until it is completely smooth in the mouth.
• Avoid swallowing food directly. Chew properly and slowly swallowed into the throat. If you swallow all together, you can choke or injure the esophagus.
• After swallowing the food, wait until your mouth is empty new take on food. If you are choking, drinking water and calm.
• If you apply proper chewing as above, there are some advantages that you can get, among other things:
1. Feel more satisfied
When you eat slowly, your brain will send signals that make you feel fuller, thereby reducing the size of the meal. Knowing when to stop eating to help you lose weight and prevent of excessive weight gain.
2. Helps digestion
When chewing food, saliva will prevent food particles and soften. This makes the food easier to get into the digestive system. The enzyme alpha amylase and lingual lipase enzymes in saliva help break down carbohydrates and fats. This enzyme is produced by the salivary glands.
3. Maintaining oral hygiene
When chewing food properly, saliva helps fight bad breath and plaque. Hydrogen carbonate in saliva neutralize plaque formation. In addition, saliva also kills harmful bacteria and food particles are swept around the teeth.
When you chew your food, your mouth will salivate more. Saliva softens the food and help change the texture. As he chewed, nutrients and vitamins from the food particles are absorbed by saliva increase the body's energy and break down the food particles more easily.
As mentioned, saliva kills bacteria that may affect digestion. If food is not properly chewed and immediately swallowed, digestion takes more time and bacteria from food can cause gas or abdominal pain. You've read the hadith about the behavior of the Rasullullah SAW when he always ate slowly?