It certainly feels like it takes more energy to stand than sit, right? But standing while you eat may not be that beneficial for your diet. Studies show that while eating standing up can keep stomach acid where it belongs, it can actually lead you to consume more calories. When standing up, you eat food more quickly, so you’re more likely not to realize how full you’ve actually become and end up overeating. So, take a few extra minutes to sit down and enjoy your meal. Your body will thank you.
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