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Chewing food well increases digestion and helps stomach to feel satisfied

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Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 1:24 pm

What is a little habit that most people ignore, but could help you get the most nutrition out of the food you choose, while leaving you more satisfied and feeling comfortable after eating? It is something that everyone can do, but most people don’t give it a second thought — chewing!

The amount of health-promoting compounds available to the body can be dramatically increased by chewing your food well. In a study involving broccoli sprouts, the activity level of powerful phytonutrients was much higher in the stomachs of participants who chewed the tiny sprouts as compared to those who swallowed them whole.

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