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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Why is it better to eat at set times?

The process of digesting food takes a certain amount of time. It makes sense to eat at set times, leaving a sufficient amount of time between each meal for the stomach to digest the food. The Stomach juices have to break down the food, so that it can be absorbed by the body.
Naturally, the times and sizes of meals vary from society to society, and habits and customs tend to decide these.