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Lost: Female German Shepherd, 2 years old, pink collar. Lost from Hickory Hill/Great Oaks area off FM539, La Vernia on Thurs. Feb. 4 Reward! (830) 947-3465
Found: Basset Hound, Hwy. 97 W./Hospital Blvd., Floresville. Call 830-391-2153 between 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Lost: Male Red Nose Pit Bull, "Chevy," wearing an orange collar, friendly, last seen on County Road 403. 830-477-6511 or 830-534-9094.
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Seeking Childcare Provider at Sandbox Learning Center, must have High School diploma or GED, experience preferred but not required. Applications being accepted at 88 Sandbox Lane, Floresville. 830-393-6013.
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Healthy Living: Is swimming after eating dangerous?




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Charles Stuart Platkin, PhD.
April 11, 2012 | 2,324 views | Post a comment

Why shouldn’t you swim after you eat -- is it dangerous?

“No, it is not dangerous,” said University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Professor Lona Sandon. “You could get an uncomfortable stomach cramp, but that goes for any activity after eating. When we eat, blood rushes to the stomach and intestines to get the digestive muscles moving. If we begin exercising during this process, the blood is diverted back to the working muscles in the legs or other body parts needed during exercise.

“This leaves the digestive tract in a bit of a lurch, slowing down digestion and increasing the potential for cramping. This also leaves a mass of food in your digestive tract that can make you feel uncomfortable and bloated,” Sandon said. She recommends waiting 30 minutes before attempting vigorous activity.

Charles Stuart Platkin, Ph.D., is a nutrition and public health advocate and founder of DietDetective.com.
 

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