Nutritionist Tatyana Meshcheryakova, who specializes in healthy eating, talked about the dangers of watching movies and cartoons while eating.
“The human body is designed to ensure that any strong stimulus while eating will turn attention to itself. There is even a “popcorn effect” – while watching an interesting movie, you can quietly eat a bucket of salted corn – you can hardly eat such a volume without immersing yourself in the action on the screen, ”said the doctor. LIFE.
Children who watch cartoons while their parents eat can quietly eat a large plate of food that they flatly refused five minutes ago. A situation arises in which the child does not understand at all what he is eating or drinking.
According to the expert, in order for the digestive process to work properly, the body needs to secrete enzymes and gastric juice. This can be achieved by focusing only on food, not watching movies.
Earlier, nutritionist Evgeny Arzamastsev talked about the unexpected benefits of bananas for the heart.
Source: Radio KP