A 24-year-old female asked:
Hi i'm 24 yrs old, i have a problem i can't seem to get full after a meal i eat a lot scary amounts and can't get full and will eat again soon after done?
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Dr. Charles Cattanoanswered
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Stomach empties fast: Most people's stomachs empty at the rate of 1-2 hours after liquids, 3-6 hours after solids. Carbohydrates ; proteins exit faster than fats. Large meals take longer to empty than frequent grazing on small low fat meals. You may have a fast metabolism (check thyroid level), or rapid GI transit, or your meals are formulated to accelerate emptying. Add some calories from fat to improve satiety.
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