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How long does it take for popcorn to digest in the stomach?

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Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

It usually takes 18-24 hours to digest popcorn.

Answered Aug 18, 2020

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Dr. Dan Fisher answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Food is usually out of the stomach within 45 minutes. Then heads to the small intestine. Most digestion takes place there. It is hard to say when digestion is complete, but after several hours most nutrients are absorbed. Popcorn husks don't digest well.

Answered Mar 30, 2020

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