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26 Mar 2007

Digestion
On an average, how long does it take to fully digest a meal
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Morgan
Digestion can vary greatly depending on factors such as the size of the meal, the composition of the meal and the digestive enzymes that are available. However, on average it takes about 4 hours for food to leave the stomach. Thereafter it can take another 4 hours in the duodenum and the colon.
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