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How long is it supposed to it take food to reach your stomach?

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Dr. Martin Fried
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In brief: Seconds

The food goes down the esophagus and immediately into the stomach in a few seconds.
There the food is mixed with stomach acid and enzymes to digest proteins before leaving to the intestines.

In brief: Seconds

The food goes down the esophagus and immediately into the stomach in a few seconds.
There the food is mixed with stomach acid and enzymes to digest proteins before leaving to the intestines.
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