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Digestion and activity?

  1. May 3, 2007 #1
    For humans, is it best to do nothing while eating? So that the digestive system can function with full vigour without resources directed to other activities during eating?

    From experience doing other physical activity is definitely not good but what about doing mental activities while eating like stuyding or watching TV?
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  3. May 3, 2007 #2
    yeah that is pretty true with eating, nothing to it unless u want to know the details of the hormones and neuro transmitter stuff. For the tv I would say it's same principle. You need energy and resources to eat, while your brain wants to make neurotransmitters to think.
  4. May 3, 2007 #3
    Bad how much of a difference does it make, really? It might be good to know a bit about the hormones and neurotransmitter stuff.
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