How Long does Food Stay in Stomach?

Food can stay in the stomach for about three to four hours. After it is broken down in the stomach it travel to the smaller intestine and stays there for four hours. After the smaller intestine, it passes through the large intestine, then to your bowels. You can find more information here: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/
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