Interestingly, the body only digests food efficiently while the parasympathetic nervous system is active. And even more interestingly, meditation, even for a very short period of time, like 30 seconds, is enough to shift us over into the parasympathetic state and get us ready to eat a meal.
Stomach acid, that is. And the medical literature states that statistically, over 90% us aren’t producing enough. Surprise! It may seem hard to stomach the fact that acid suppressing drugs make up a seven-billion-dollar industry in the United States, yet are actually making us sicker.