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How long does it take food to reach your stomach? When you swallow food, it enters your esophagus which connects the back of the throat to the stomach. It’s narrow, but the muscles in its walls slowly squeeze food down and through. It normally takes just a couple of seconds for each bite.
Digestion happens mostly in the stomach. True or False Food and drinks mix with gastric juices (chyme). That’s dumped into the small intestine, where most of the digestion takes place. From there, food is dissolved, nutrients are absorbed into the body, and waste is sent to the colon.
What’s the best way to shrink the size of your stomach? a Planks b Sit-ups c Crunches d None of the above To really "lose your belly," you need to shed the layer of fat that sits on top of your ab muscles. Any kind of workout that gets your heart rate up and burns calories will help. So will eating fewer calories.
The most common cause of food poisoning in the U.S. is: Norovirus, also called the stomach flu, causes swelling in the stomach and intestines. That leads to pain, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.
Soluble fiber is found in ? Soluble fiber is found in oat bran, peas, beans, and most fruits. Bacteria in your large intestine break it down and digest it. In about one-third of people, it creates methane gas. That can make you burp, fart, or feel bloated.
Insoluble fiber is found in ? Insoluble fiber is found in wheat bran and some vegetables. It’s not digested by the body. It passes through the intestines unchanged, so it makes little gas.
If you have acid reflux, which of the following can improve symptoms? a Losing weight b Raising the head of your bed c Eating four to five meals a day d All of the above If overweight, dropping some pounds can relieve some of the pressure on your stomach. One study found that eating four to five small meals a day relieved symptoms. Talk to your doctor about treatment options.
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