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Why do I feel the negative effects of a bad meal still days later?

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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
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In brief: Takes 4 days

You can expect about a 4 day interval to return to your usual self after a "bad meal.
". Food components: proteins, sugars, vitamins etc. Usually take about that long to clear through your body. That is also why people can have so much difficulty figuring out food allergies. There's a lot of overlap in potential causes of symptoma unless they're on a true elimination diet.

In brief: Takes 4 days

You can expect about a 4 day interval to return to your usual self after a "bad meal.
". Food components: proteins, sugars, vitamins etc. Usually take about that long to clear through your body. That is also why people can have so much difficulty figuring out food allergies. There's a lot of overlap in potential causes of symptoma unless they're on a true elimination diet.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics

In brief: Takes time to heal

We an feel the effects of a "bad" food within hours to up to 7 days.
The food has to be processed and if you are intolerant or allergic you may feel the effects for a week.

In brief: Takes time to heal

We an feel the effects of a "bad" food within hours to up to 7 days.
The food has to be processed and if you are intolerant or allergic you may feel the effects for a week.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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