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  Myth 1: Always Eat Fruit on an Empty Stomach This myth claims that eating fruit with meals slows digestion, and causes food to sit in your stomach and ferment or rot. This myth also claims that eating fruit with meals is what causes gas, discomfort and a range of other unrelated symptoms. While it’s true that the fibre in fruit can slow the release of food from your stomach, the rest of these claims are false. Although fruit can cause your stomach to empty more slowly, it does not cause food to sit in your stomach indefinitely. One study...

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