Here’s some good news. According to this research a short walk after dinner has benefits for blood sugar, digestion, and even satiety  Other gentle exercise appears to have similar benefit. Ten minutes at no more than moderate intensity is all it takes.

As the article points out before electronics co-opted our time it used to be a normal practice for families to take a walk together in the evening. Maybe it’s one we should start again.

So make like the Italians and head out for a walk after your next meal. Your TV and the Internet will still be there when you get home..

The Case For Taking a Walk After You Eat | Time