With how hot this summer has been I’m sure you’ve done your far share of swimming lately. One of the most famous phrases around pool parties over the years is to “wait 30 minutes after eating before you swim” But is this actually true?
Most doctors now agree… ” there is no scientific basis for that recommendation,” “You may end up with some stomach cramping or a muscle cramp, but this is not a dangerous activity to routinely enjoy.”
Depending on how intense your swimming is it’s probably a good idea to wait just do you’re not full and uncomfortable, but at the same time it’s not medically a problem at all if you don’t wait 30 minutes.
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