We all remember our mothers warning us to wait 30 minutes after eating before we take a dip. But some foods (and drinks!) are a no-no regardless of timeframe.More
Eating foods with high fat content before taking a swim can lead to indigestion and discomfort, and ice cream is a major culprit. The butterfat is especially high in premium brands like Häagen-Dazs or Ben & Jerry's, so sherbet or sorbet might be a better option for a frozen, poolside treat.
Since your body is often in a horizontal position when you're swimming, acid reflux can become an issue, and spicy foods can make it worse. Steer clear of hot sauces and peppers before you take a dip to decrease chances of discomfort.