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How long does it take to digest food?

Asked by dookie (61points) January 3rd, 2008

How long does it take from the time you eat something until it is fully digested? Does it depend on the type of food?

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Between 24–72 hours in a health individual. More info at Mayo Clinic

cmmicek's avatar

I’ve heard steak takes about 48 hours to digest.

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