You should chew at least 30 times while you are eating. This will help reduce stress on your esophagus and aid your stomach in metabolizing your food. Chewing your food thoroughly will also allow you to absorb more nutrients, maintain a healthy weight and avoid gas and bloating. Another cue to swallow your food is once your food has lost all its texture and is liquefied.
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