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How Long Does It Take To Digest Carbohydrates
Variable: It depends on the individual, what you've eaten(and even your gender), but around six to eight hours for food to pass through your stomach and small intestine. It can then take another 20-50 hours to move through the large intestine. ...Read more
Variable: This can vary based on the type of food, gender, age, and based on the individual. It has been reported that food passes through the stomach and small intestine in 6-8 hours, when it enters the large intestine for further absorption. Then it may take on average 33 hours for men and 47 hours for women to pass, but again, this is variable. Children may take around 33 hours from end to end. ...Read more
3-6 hours: 3-6 hours for solids about 3 hours for most liquids. Meat is slower to digest and may take up to six hours milk curdles and the casein may take up to three to four hours to fully digest, while the whey part of milk stays liquid and may be digested in less than three hours. ...Read more
Varies with effort: Burning fat generally requires aerobic exercise. That means a slower exercise pace so that you are not out of breath and you can talk easily while walking. However recent research suggests that you can burn fat faster with alternating slow and fast paces. Do 8 min slow pace, then one minute fast pace (80-90% of max). Then 8 min slow and 1 min fast again. ...Read more
Metabolic rates: The time it takes to metabolize junk food is the same as for other foods - most of the variation in times for digesting foods have to do with how quickly the food can be broken down, and how quickly the food moves from your stomach through your bowels. High fiber foods tend to be broken down and absorbed more slowly. Fatty foods move through more slowly. Junk foods are often low fiber but high fat. ...Read more
Very short time: Levamisole would be gone in a couple of days, but if you are using Cocaine regularly that is cut with levamisole it can cause a great deal of damage, both reducing the number of white blood cells, causing infections (esp severe mouth sores) and can cause an inflammatory disorder which can cause damage to skin (esp ears, nose cartilage) and even vital organs (vasculitis). ...Read more
Time will tell: If you have a not too serious bacterial or spoiled food, then a day of nausea, vomiting, then diarrhea usually occurs. Unfortunately there are bad bugs out there that if your health is not the best, can result in death. If you are "sick" then weak care immediately to make sure you will recover. ...Read more
Stomach emptying: Under normal circumstances, liquids exit the stomach in 1-2 hours and solids in 3-4 hours. Large meals and fats take longer. Hope this helps... ...Read more
Protein digestion: The majority of protein digestion occurs in the stomach and takes about 4-6 hours. A steak dinner can take you two, maybe three days to get out of your intestines. On the other hand, if you eat vegetables and fruits, they're out of your system in less than 12 hours. Be gentle to your body, eat more fruits and veggies! Your body will thank you for it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable. : If you change diet and activity or start medication today, serum levels will be at equilibrium in 3 months. Further improvements in aerobic fitness and weight loss may continue to improve serum results over time, but a significant segment of the population simply have genetics as the reason for their levels, which therefore will not improve without medical therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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