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Digestion Time Taken Food

Digestion of any food depends on the type. It takes around 6-8 hours for any food to pass through your stomach and small intestine, then large intestine for further digestion.

Different food varieties have different digestion time. Below are some food digestion times are mentioned:

WITHIN 30 MIN:
1. Water doesn’t take time to digest. It gets digest immediately on an empty stomach.
2. Fruit, Vegetable juice and Vegetable broth: It takes around 15-20 min to digest.
3. Semi liquid: blended salad , vegetable or juice take around 20-30 min to digest.

WITHIN 3-4 HOURS:
1. Eggs take around 30-45 min to digest.
2. Seafood takes around 30 min. to digest.
3. Fatty fishes take around 60 min. to digest.
4. Chicken takes around 2 hours to digest.
5. Lamb takes around 3-4 hours to digest.

FRUIT DIGESTION TIME:
1. Watermelon takes 20 min. to digest.
2. Other melon takes 30 min. to digest.
3. Orange, Grapes take 30 min. to digest.
4. Apple, Pear, Peaches, Cherries take 40 min. to digest.

DAIRY PRODUCT DIGESTION TIME:
1. Skim milk, cottage cheese & curd take around 1.5 hour to digest.
2. Whole milk takes around 2 hour to digest.
3. Whole milk hard cheese takes around 4-5 hour to digest.

GRAINS & BEANS DIGESTION TIME:
1. Brown rice , millet, oats take around 1.5 hour to digest.
2. Lentils, Chickpeas, Kidney beans take around 1.5 hour to digest.
3. Soy Beans take around 2 hour to digest.
4. Sunflower, Sesame and Pumpkin seeds take around 2 hours to digest.
5. Almonds, Peanuts, Cashews , Nuts take around 3 hours to digest.

VEGETABLES DIGESTION TIME:
1. Raw vegetables take around 30 min to digest.
2. Steamed and cooked veggies take around 45 min. to digest.
3. Root Vegetables like carrots, beets take around 50 min. to digest.
4. Starches like corn potatoes take 60 min. to digest.

FAST FOOD DIGESTION TIME:
1. Slice of pizza takes 6 hours to digest.
2. Fries take around 12 hours to digest.
3. Instant noodles take 24 hour to digest.

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