Does more chewing curb GI discomfort?
While no studies have tested whether chewing each bite thoroughly—much less, 32 times—prevents GI discomfort, there is reason to make sure you chew your food sufficiently. “Chewing your food thoroughly makes it easier for your stomach to process the food,” explains William Chey, professor of gastroenterology at the University of Michigan.
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