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What is the best time to eat fruits?

There is a best time to eat fruits. Consuming fruits at the right time can help in detoxification of the system, giving essential boost of energy, helping in weight loss and other activities. For instance, eating fruit right after a meal is not a good idea. The ideal time gap should be at least 30 minutes after the meal.

 

-In the morning on an empty stomach or between meals
At this time digestion happens quickly and also different types of enzymes are used by the body to digest the fruit. Fruits contain simple sugars, which need time to be completely absorbed by the body. All the nutrients, the fiber and simple sugars are processed well in the body. Thus, you have benefitted optimally from the consumption of the fruit.

 

-Pre/Post Workout
Another best time to eat fruits is pre or post workout. You can eat fruits before or immediately after a workout session. The sugars of fruits will be used by the body for getting immediate energy before workout and helps in refilling the emptied energy stores in the body after workout.

 

Keep in mind!
Eating fruits very close to the bedtime is not a good idea. It causes a surge in the blood sugar and insulin levels and makes it hard for the body to fall asleep.